Sam Stearns, John Wallace, Les Winkler & Glenn Poshard have started this purposal because of their own beliefs that any type of logging is bad for the environment. Having been shut down by the Federal Court and with climate change clamoring in the media, they believe it is the perfect time to try another approach.Read More
An example letter to any authority, business or entity that will be impacted by making the Shawnee a national park instead of national forest.Read More
.1. Waste Management 2. Air Pollution 3. Things Are Getting Old 4. Wildlife Trouble 5. Invasive Species* 6. Climate Change 7. Water Shortages 8. Tourist Attraction: Too Much and Not Enough 9. Budget Problems 10. EnergyRead More
As with many political movements, it is difficult to pinpoint the exact origins of proforestation. While the forestry community has faced similar challenges before, widely read journals and op-eds in major news media have given the issue nationwide publicity in recent years. Proforestation is founded on the belief that, in the face of climate change, we can maximize carbon sequestration and storage through a halt on all forest management activities. It can therefore be viewed as an extension of the age-old preservationist philosophy with a modern flair.Read More
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