Does timber harvesting make forests more flammable?

 

Professors Jerry Vanclay and Kevin Tolhurst have written an OpEd piece titled, Does timber harvesting make forests more flammable?  

They note that, “Some ecologists and conservationists, opposed to timber harvesting, are trying to use bushfire disasters as a lever to stop native forest harvesting, but their case is based on opinion, beliefs and selective science.” 


Click HERE to read the Opinion Piece.

Appeared in The Examiner, September 2021