Fragments of Truth: Forest Fragmentation

Posted on: September 18th, 2012 by NoGreenSlime No Comments

The myths of the scary-sounding term “forest fragmentation” from natural gas drilling receive a thorough analysis here by Energy in Depth, with this quote from a  Pennsylvania Game Commission spokesman providing a simplified and meaningful perspective on the issue:   The kind of forest clearing that accompanies shale drilling ultimately benefits many game and non-game species, Feaser said.  While the development can be an inconvenience to hunters now, the areas will ultimately go back to grass, shrubs and early forest.

 

 

Read more here:  http://eidmarcellus.org/marcellus-shale/forest-fragmentation-natural-gas-development-perspective-needed/13054/

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