RE: NANFA-- environment and the presidency

Jay DeLong (
Tue, 22 Feb 2000 16:30:57 -0800

> An interesting aside to your comments...A few decades ago, Iowa
> declared the sunflower (official state flower of Kansas) a nuisance, and
> ordered it's removal along state roads. When Kansas heard about it, they
> declared open season on the goldfinch (state bird of Iowa).

Steven, that's a great story. It certainly illustrates my feelings about
states necessarily doing the right thing for the environment. Somebody
convince me I'm wrong please!

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA

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