Rob, this is from Gabe Chapin. "Oak forests across the Northeast, including those in the Shawangunks, are failing to regenerate as they once did," said Gabe Chapin, Land Steward for The Nature Conservancy's Shawangunk Ridge Program. "Some scientists attribute this lack of regeneration to the absence of fire,"

Your PM is at odds with what Gabe Chapin who directs all of the controlled burns in the gunks says.
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