Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Alerts - September/October 2002 Planet Newsletter - Sierra Club

Alerts - September/October 2002 Planet Newsletter - Sierra Club: "Fire Hysteria Clouds Wild Forest Effort
By Tom Valtin

CedarDespite a growing chorus of editorial skepticism from newspapers across the country about the Bush administration's pro-logging 'Healthy Forests Initiative,' the president and his Senate allies have been burning up the airwaves blaming environmental protection for this summer's forest fires.

In late July, before the fires usurped the headlines, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) introduced the Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2002, S. 2790, which joined its House counterpart, H.R. 4865."

Alright ... breakout the pens, keyboards and telephones! Get your comments and opinions out to your local members of Congress. Let them know you WANT you Outdoor Heritage Protected and NOT wasted for the sake of making a few $$.

If you don't take action, then don't complain when you head for your favorite backwoods area and it's nothing more than a grassland at best - or a wasteland at worst. But neither of them will provide you with the 'forest of your dreams'.

ACT NOW .. or CRY for the rest of your life.


$1,000,000 and 1,000's of hours of volunteer work ... WASTED!

WKOW TV: "Sugar River Contaminated
Sun 02-27-2005 , 9:27 pm

Dozens of fish have turned up dead over the weekend in the West Branch of the Sugar River.

A Dane County River just removed from a list of polluted waterways is contaminated again."