Editor’s note: This post, submitted by Robin Stanley, is cross-posted from RANTS AND RAVES, a blog offered at the website of the EASTERN OREGON MINING ASSOCIATION. It was authored by Brian Gardner and published Oct. 24, 2008.
After 30 years of dealing with the U.S. Forest Service, I sense that they are finally reaching a critical melt-down stage.
Land management policies are spinning wildly out of control and biological anarchy rules. Administrators and personnel jump in and out of the political cauldron like a box of frogs on steroids.
Here are ten reasons that explain how they got where they are and why you probably cannot expect things to change anytime soon: