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RE: campstoves vs. campfires

Jim Mayer <mayer@wrc.xerox.com> writes:

> I just thought I'd observe that this isn't an "all or nothing" issue.  I
> use a stove for cooking, and rarely light a fire, but enjoy fires as much
> as the next person when I'm with a group.  Cutting back, joining other
> people's fires (in heavily used areas), etc. could have a huge impact
> without having to "just say NO".

Agreed!  An occasional small "Indian" campfire promotes fellowship and
isn't going to destroy the earth.  I'm reminded of the city of Los Angeles
banning the use of charcoal-lighter fuel although tons of kerosene are
burned each time a 747 takes off from LAX.


Frank     reid@indiana.edu