Pages tagged "conservation"
Another hearing on SB 78, the "anti-biodiversity bill," has been scheduled for Thursday, February 21. Last week's hearing was packed and those who were allowed to testify did a great job. Thank you League of Women Voters, Michigan Botanical Club and others! I have added some commentary below to explain and highlight some issues that were raised there.Read more
A proposal in Michigan's legislature (SB 78) would needlessly undercut longstanding and important protections that are helping restore Michigan's natural resources and safeguard the genetic diversity of plants and animals managed on state lands.Read more
The Lansing State Journal ran a nice article yesterday ("Snyder weighs big changes for Michigan's parks") about the recommendations of the Michigan State Parks and Outdoor Recreation Blue Ribbon Panel.Read more
Limiting Public Land Jeopardizes Michigan's Character Nobody's going to confuse it with Chicago or Denver, but Lansing is an honest-to-God city, albeit mid-sized. We've got a decent food scene, a solid bus system, skyscrapers-even our own professional ball club.Read more
Fly me to the moon Let me play among the stars Let me see what spring is like On Jupiter and Mars
-Frank Sinatra In other words, it's almost the weekend and it's springtime. So you need a fantastic Saturday plan. Well, what could be better than a Pure Michigan enviro-chic date night watching the ‘super moon' rise?Read more