Habitat Destruction in Mexico

Paul Cherubini cherubini at mindspring.com
Thu May 18 13:36:10 EDT 2000

Chris J. Durden wrote:

> Yes that is what I am saying. These fires are not all in summit areas.
> They are not in remote areas. There may be no paved road anywhere near, but
> there are trails that are regularly walked or driven by old pickups and old
> army surplus trucks carrying families or work crews. 

Why are these "families and work crews" alledgedly intentionally setting the fires? 
What benefit do they derive from them?  Maybe there are legitimate benefits?

Paul Cherubini, Placerville, Calif.

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