Torn between naming this one “Quit It, Jerks!” or “Lay Off, Dinguses!”
There’s been an uptick in poaching incidents in California’s forests, but the targets aren’t endangered animals. Instead, the trees themselves are the victims. Poachers have taken to cutting burls from the state’s famed redwood trees to be resold on market for exorbitant prices, owing to the fact that the material has become exceedingly scarce.
Is the carpentry blackmarket awash in evil Ron Swansons? Click through for the story from the New York Times. — MN