From: EvMick@aol.com Date sent: Mon, 14 Dec 1998 21:48:00 EST To: email@example.com Subject: Rows of Trees (Was: The Education Function) Send reply to: firstname.lastname@example.org
> In a message dated 12/14/98 2:07:32 PM Central Standard Time,
> email@example.com writes:
> > When trees are replanted, they are usually
> > of the one harvestable type, in straight rows. To call this the
> > maintainence of an ecosystem would be laughable, if it weren't so
> > disastrous.
> How is this bad?
It does not provide cover for the wildlife, and facilitates erosion (straight line runoff), not to mention the fact that there is no plant diversity to support a diversity of animal life. Joe