Are We The Enemy?

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Fresh Air, thirst quenching clean water, racing through the tubes of translucent waves that wash across the sparkling sands of a seashore overseen by bright colorful birds singing boldly into the cool morning breezes of your favorite surfing spot; we all want clean air, clean water, good health and a safe environment. This makes all of us environmentalists. However, there are two distinct classes of environmentalists.

Some environmentalists are preservationists; they believe in returning the landscape back to an arbitrary point in time, and then maintaining it with no consumptive use. The other group of environmentalists are conservationists; they believe in the wise use of the resources we are blessed with. Conservationists are generally pro-active when it comes to forest health and embrace the concept of sustainable yield; that by properly managing the resources of our forests man can harvest or