RE: NANFA-- Raiders of the Last Park (longish)

Jay DeLong (
Mon, 13 Aug 2001 19:53:03 -0700

> This gets back to the whole point that what's needed is to
> preserve habitat
> so you don't get in the stupid position of trying to preserve a
> few seeds, or fish, or whatever.
> I participated in something related to this today. My wife Ruth
> and I joined
> about 30 other people in Fayetteville, TN, on the Elk River to
> move a large
> pile of limestone slabs into the river. This is to restore habitat for an
> endangered species, the Boulder Darter (_Etheostoma wapiti_).

Way to go, Bruce. In a period where selfishness and greed are once again
being touted as noble goals, you go and so something good for the world we
share without hurting anyone else or making a profit. That's truly noble.
Same goes for you, Mr. Shute.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
"If the biota, in the course of aeons, has built something we like but do
not understand, then who but a fool would discard seemingly useless parts?
To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent
~ Aldo Leopold (1953)

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