Well we don't agree on this, so what? I thought NJPB existed so we could discuss important issues with each other. I have learned a lot here over the years and my opinion has changed on a variety of topics because of the discussion. 3 people "liked" my post above… that's a pretty small "herd". If trees need to be cut to help prevent fires, I can accept that. I am just skeptical of attempts to "improve" the the forest by clearing large areas.