Huron Islands Wilderness Eight small islands, totaling 147 acres, make up the Huron National Wildlife Refuge. It is located just three miles off the south shore of Lake Superior in Marquette County, Michigan. Huron National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1905 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife, especially the … Continue reading Huron National Wildlife Refuge.
JAN 12, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Mining Gazette The Summit Lake Wind Project proposed by RES would erect 50 wind turbines at the site.“We’re not against wind turbines. We’re not against renewable energy,” said Burt Mason, chairman for the Friends of the Huron Mountains (FOHM), a nonprofit group that formed around local concerns … Continue reading Wind farm opponents: Not against wind energy
Check This Out! The Local Warden Biofuel Plant is one of the featured plants and Local Residents appear in the movie BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal? A film by Alan Dater and Lisa Merton "BURNED tells the little-known story of the accelerating destruction of our forests for fuel, and probes the policy loopholes, huge subsidies, … Continue reading Local Interest: BURNED: Are Trees the New Coal?
The False Promise of Mountaintop Industrial Wind Jonathan Carter | Forest Ecology Network The developers of mountaintop industrial wind are touting many promised benefits – from reduced greenhouse gas emissions, decreased dependence on fossil fuels, to a huge economic renaissance. These are all false promises spun to enhance public acceptance. In recent months as I … Continue reading The False Promise of Mountaintop Industrial Wind
Zoners reject turbine proposal for land surrounding Bethlehem's reservoirs. December 17, 2018 | Nicole Radzievich | The Morning Call Carbon County community rejected an application for 28 power-producing turbines on the rural ridges surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply. The Penn Forest Zoning Hearing Board voted unanimously on Monday against granting a special exception for the project … Continue reading Carbon County community rejected an application for 28 power-producing turbines on the rural ridges surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply.
This Swedish blogger is worth watching. Get to know her in the first few minutes then see her reaction to the threatened destruction of a special place like our UP.
The most powerful climate solution: FORESTS