Better Forest Management Is Critical For Quality Of Life
July 8, 2023
In recent weeks you may have noticed, the sky is no longer blue, stars are harder to see at night, and landscapes are discolored by a grayish hue. Wildfires in Canada and northern Minnesota are worse than ever and it has real consequences for our jobs and health.
As a farmer and educator, I notice it in my lungs after a long day outside. I am also worried because heavy smog means it’s harder to grow crops and folks may begin to see rising prices for food at the grocery store.
The wildfires in Canada have already displaced a staggering 120,000 people and burned 5.4 million acres...