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Safety Valve: Letters from readers

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Forest loses to cherries: On a recent ride near Lily Lake on Wheeler Hill, I was struck by how stunning the lupine and balsamroot were this year Then reality set in when I concluded that this might be the last time I could view these lovely flowers. Nearby was what appeared to be hundreds of acres of forest and grassland that had been ripped out. Entire hillsides had been plowed under and replanted with cherry trees.

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