Date: 3/13/17 4:51 pm
From: Michael Pearce <md_pearce...>
Subject: Re: Western Ks. Fires
Accurate descriptions

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> On Mar 13, 2017, at 4:23 PM, Lucia Johnson <luciaj...> wrote:
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> A co-worker from the area reports that the ranchers are emotionally devastated by the numbers of cattle and wildlife they have had to put down - all badly burned but still living creatures. They have had to kill pregnant cows and remove calves as soon as possible in the hopes of saving them.
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> She visited the areas over the weekend and says it looks like a moonscape.
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> Lucia Johnson
> Jo Co, KS
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Birds & Their Habitats in Kansas [mailto:<KSBIRD-L...>] On Behalf Of ok_forbs
> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2017 3:00 PM
> To: <KSBIRD-L...>
> Subject: Western Ks. Fires
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> In Sunday's Wichita Eagle newspaper, there was a very good article about the aftermath of the fires; by Michael Pearce.
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> I was surprised to learn 1,000's of live stock were killed along with many coyotes and deer.
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> A quote from the article says:
> "This year's fire was so fast and ferocious it seemed to simply annihilate all kinds of life."
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> The article link is:
> http://www.kansas.com/sports/outdoors/michael-pearce/article137959668.html
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> Eddie Stegall
> <Ok_Forbs...>
> Wichita, Ks.
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