We agree that ponderosa pine is depleting water stores recharged in the Black Hills, that the carbon cycle relies on periodic fire, and that hardwood release sequesters water.
Recently, Kopp, self-proclaimed Christian fundamentalist, and several fellow legislators exposed themselves to the ridicule of a national audience by passing a resolution that "recommends" to educators to adopt curricula that denies that a global community of some 7 billion humans have anything whatsoever to do with changes to Earth's climate.
Don, human activity has released one half of the heavy metals in repose on the earth's surface. HALF!
How does the obfuscation of anthropogenic climate disruption, its affects on South Dakota and the Black Hills, not ignore centuries of forestland manipulation?
*mycophagist - a person or animal who eats fungi (especially mushrooms)
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