Re: NANFA-L-- Endangered Species Act

Moontanman at
Wed, 21 Sep 2005 17:33:27 EDT

Hey guys guess how many species have actually been saved or for that matter
even helped by ESA...... None at all, as a matter of fact some people smarter
than me (yeah I thought that was unlikely too) say it often hurts by giving
people an incentive to kill any endangered species they might find on their land
so they can do what ever it is they want with the land. I know here in SENC
I've seen many hundreds of acres made into housing developments and golf courses
by bulldozing any area that had protected plants growing there. I was very
familiar with one site, wonderful place of swamps, soft ground, dan small ponds.
there were everything from pond pines to venus fly traps, sundews, and
pitcher plants. All gone now, the land was drained and has to be consistently
drained by under ground pumps to keep it from going back to marsh again. Either ESA
has no teeth at all or it very easy to get around if you grease the right

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