Re: Rows of Trees (Was: The Education Function)

Joe E. Dees (
Mon, 14 Dec 1998 21:26:46 -0600

Date sent:      	Mon, 14 Dec 1998 21:48:00 EST
Subject:        	Rows of Trees (Was: The Education Function)
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> In a message dated 12/14/98 2:07:32 PM Central Standard Time,
> 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?
> EvMick

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