Frank J. Heller, MPA commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"Just personal observations but mixed, mature hardwood forests are disappearing from Maine. I'd rather not replace them with evergreens but the same and  re-introducing new species or those…"
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Willem Post commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"Penny, Pro loggers claim clearcutting in Maine is only 1% of all logging, which likely is not true, based on my own observations near my house during the past 30 years. Google maps shows two…"
8 hours ago
Penny Gray commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"For 28 years I lived in western Maine in a small rural town populated by old timers who still remembered how "proper logging" was done.  Proper logging was done only in winter, and the…"
8 hours ago
Penny Gray commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"Willem, I living in Irving Land.  Irving owns the top half of the state of Maine.  The harvesting is continual and they spray herbicides that target hardwood species to favor softwood.…"
9 hours ago
Willem Post commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"Penny, we need to stop harvesting for burning trees we should only be harvesting for other purposes. how much do you estimate is clear cutting in your neighborhood?"
20 hours ago
Willem Post commented on arthur qwenk's blog post Maine's Failed Energy Policy..Why Must Mills Follow Cuomo? --Pipelines ARE Needed in Maine.
"Comments on Below Table   Indirect subsidies are due to loan interest deduction and depreciation deductions from taxable incomes. Direct subsidies are due to up front grants, waiving…"
23 hours ago
Willem Post commented on arthur qwenk's blog post Maine's Failed Energy Policy..Why Must Mills Follow Cuomo? --Pipelines ARE Needed in Maine.
"Wind and Solar Subsidies Provide a Bonanza for Wall Street http://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/the-more-wind-and-solar-the-higher-the-electric-rates   This URL shows wind and solar…"
23 hours ago
Willem Post commented on arthur qwenk's blog post Maine's Failed Energy Policy..Why Must Mills Follow Cuomo? --Pipelines ARE Needed in Maine.
"Here is a table with calculations to compare wind and gas generation. The only reason gas is 10 c/kWh, wholesale, instead of 18 to 20 c/kWh, wholesale is about 45% of the capital cost is direct and…"
23 hours ago
Penny Gray commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"I'll stand with the forest, any day.  Personally I couldn't live without it, and up here in northern Maine they are waging industrial scale war against it.  Dear Audubon, take…"
23 hours ago
Willem Post commented on Thinklike A. Mountain's blog post Reforesting is a good idea, but it is necessary to know where and how
"Forest CO2 Sequestration and The Meaning of Sustainability http://www.windtaskforce.org/profiles/blogs/vermont-is-harvesting-wood-far-in-excess-annual-net-addition-of Whole-Tree…"
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