Sacramento Bee Editorial, August 16 2018

Now nearly everyone, it seems, is in favor of more “forest management” to reduce fuel for California’s record wildfires.

But there is a big difference between clearing overgrown brush and thinning dead trees, and neither is the same as clear-cutting acres of pristine forest. Those distinctions matter a lot as state and federal officials scramble to prevent more wildfires from charring huge swaths of the state.

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