State’s political problems will only worsen conservation woes

Possibly because we live in a mostly rural part of the state, away from the mega-centers, it’s more difficult for us to grasp the mindsets and decisions made by our elected state officials, most of whom hail from or reside in or near one of the mega-centers. When many of us look out of our residence or vehicle’s windows we see hills and trees. Conversely, those in political power look out and usually see towering buildings and traffic congestion. Small wonder that we “rural folks” have trouble grasping the attitudes and decisions of many of our politicians.

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