“Northern Arizona University scientists are calling for accelerated restoration of mixed-conifer forests in a paper published this month in Forest Ecology and Management.” More at: phys.org
GR: From the article: “We assessed changes in forest structure and composition five-years following three alternative restoration treatments in a warm/dry mixed-conifer forest: . . .”
“These results indicate that restoration treatment that include both thinning and burning can maintain forest integrity over the next few decades.”
Balderdash! Everyone knows that you can’t take results of a single study conducted for a brief period of time and generalize it over a broad region for a long period of time. Is science different at Northern Arizona University? What are they thinking?