Preparedness & Survival



The many powers of wild horses: Is it all in the genetics?
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, FEBRUARY 8, 2018

OPINION

Appearances can be deceiving especially when it comes to horses. And the differences between wild horses and domestics horses might be far greater than many people may even realize. Too many people today who have experience with or have been exposed to domestic horses tend to automatically assign the same characteristics and specific traits to wild horses. This is a big...
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Collapse Of Large-Bodied Herbivore Populations and Emergence Of Catastrophic Wildfire
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 29, 2018

OPINION

An open letter to the officials and legislators of all western states and counties: By way of an explanation for my persistence in this matter, aside from the health, safety, and welfare issues related to the exigent risk of catastrophic wildfire in an around western states and counties, I offer the following: If Americans began the evaluation of any project under the premise that it can't be done or it...
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Klamath River Basin Compact: Key To Controversy Around Dams?
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 23, 2018

Klamath River - Lower

It may seem like a silly question, but: Who has actually read the 1957 Klamath River Basin Compact - (Act of Congress of August 9, 1955 (69 Stat. 613)? After all, it is the original core document that created and controls our Dams and all of the rights of the parties thereunder. It seems like an important question only because I have found...
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First and most importantly; there is nothing normal or natural about catastrophic wildfire.  Catastrophic wildfire is man-caused and the genesis of these man-caused disasters are the responsibility of a minority of environmentalists and so-called scientists who I term as the ‘policy peddlers’ of defective natural resource and forest management policies.  Catastrophic wildfires are part of a chain of events stemming from the defective policies that result...
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The Local Wildfire Policy Battle Has Begun: Let’s Save Our Forests And Much More!
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, JANUARY 2, 2018

OPINION

Recently an opinion article was published in the Medford Mail Tribune titled; All the king’s horses can’t make wildfires go away, by Dennis Odion, Dominick DellaSala & Dominic DiPaolo; hereinafter referred-to as ‘ODD’). From my perspective as well as those of their many critics, they seem to prefer to let our forests burn and in doing so, kill much of the wildlife, flora and fauna and devastate...
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'Fire Grazing': Impact of Wild Horses vs. Livestock On Wildfire Regime
Preparedness & Survival
by Capt. William E. Simpson, DECEMBER 30, 2017

OPINION

The recent catastrophic wildfires including the historically large megafire that devastated southern California (Thomas Fire, Sonoma Fire, etc.) in and around the wildland urban interface (WUI) and forests today are initially and substantially fueled by the now excessive annual grasses and brush.  There is extensive scientific research that explains the reason why these prodigious amounts of grasses and brush, also known...
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