Preparedness & Survival



Wildfire, Forest and Wildlife Management: Stupid is as Stupid Does
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, DECEMBER 16, 2018

OPINION

Ok, so the gloves are coming off in this article and deservedly so. Some might think this critique as overly harsh? But I would respond in return; how harsh is it for tens of thousands of people, including children, to be displaced from their homes just before the holidays? And all because some obtuse scientists, officials as well as off-base environmentalists...
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Intelligent Forest And Wildland Management Reduces Catastrophic Wildfire
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, DECEMBER 5, 2018

OPINION

Here is what an intelligent forest management plan encompasses: 1. Correcting Unnatural 1-hour Fuel Loading:  First and foremost, correcting the core fundamental problem of prodigious 1-hour fuel loading in and around forests and wildlands that stems from an ecological imbalance (wildlife management FAIL; severely depleted herbivores due to overly abundant predators, especially lions) a. Prescribed burns generally are not the answer because; (i) they cost a...
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Pilot Study Begun – Wildfire Fuel Abatement Via Wild Horse Fire Brigade 
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, OCTOBER 16, 2018

OPINION

After the devastating toxicity of 2018 wildfire smoke struck our local communities, including my own family, I redoubled my own efforts to help eliminate wildfire and its deadly smoke. During the 9-days I was providing assistance as 'local knowledge' on the Klamathon wildfire fire line, I saw many trees that survived that blazing inferno only because the local wild horses...
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Re-balancing The Ecosystem: Good For Outdoor Sports; Reduces Wildfires & Toxic Smoke
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, OCTOBER 8, 2018

OPINION

In the latest cooperative effort with a handful of visionary politicians, natural resource advocates and supported by noted wildlife biologist Craig C. Downer, rancher-author William E. Simpson II has opened a new line of communication with Siskiyou County, CA. Here is that open letter and response by Craig C. Downer. TO: The Honorable Gentlemen:        Alan DeBoer - Oregon Senator       Ray Haupt...
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Man In A Bubble...A short dystopian fiction
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, SEPTEMBER 29, 2018



It was August 15th, 2025 according to the date on the dingy soot-stained newspaper that sat in my lap along with the journal I was keeping of the events. The newspaper headline read, “U.S. Economy Collapses Under Wildfire-Healthcare Costs - U.S. Congress Declares Martial Law.” I gazed at the austere sights outside through the smoke-stained poly-window from my seat inside the FEMA...
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Wildfire Smoke: Airborne Illness and Death from Afar
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, SEPTEMBER 25, 2018

OPINION

2,000 miles away from Oregon and California wildfires, toxic wildfire smoke threatened the health of people in Missouri... Now imagine just how deadly that same smoke is for citizens in Oregon and California! "A pulmonary expert on Friday said smoke from the wildfires in California could cause problems for lung disease sufferers in Missouri, if it arrives in sufficient quantity." The public is now...
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