Re: NANFA-- Fwd: Environment down the tubes

Jeremy Tiemann (
Mon, 18 Nov 2002 14:18:57 -0600

How interesting. I was not thinking along those lines, but it makes sense.

>The reason that it would some how keep mosquitos off the animals is
>laughable. Obviously the people who thought this have never lived in
>mosquito country. When they are bad nothing works. Not even a DEET bath.
>The way the pipeline has benefitted caribou is the heat it produces. The
>animals huddle under it when its really cold. It keeps some nutritional feed
>items alive longer through the year in its vicinity. This heat also
>improves fawn survival.

Jeremy Tiemann
Illinois Natural History Survey
Center for Biodiversity
607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
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