Looks like some folks growing marijuana around Boulder Creek are creating a problem… not because they are growing marijuana, but because they are tearing down the forest, creating fire hazards, moving dirt into waterways and fouling fish habitat.
From the article:
“Firefighters are there to check for fire safety.
“When I get out of the truck, the first thing I say is, ‘As far as I’m concerned, this is a vineyard,'” he said.
If trees are cut down and the land is converted to a marijuana grow or any other use, the owner needs a timberland conversion permit, according to Cal Fire.”
The Santa Cruz Sentinel Reports. click HERE to read the article.