Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Jan. 15, 2019 | Devils River Conservancy | tribtalk.org The  Devils River Conservancy, is spearheading the “Don’t Blow It” campaign to advocate for thoughtful regulation of wind energy development — an industry quickly expanding in rural Texas, largely without rules and with serious negative implications for Texans. While the campaign is in full support of renewable … Continue reading Don’t blow it: Unregulated wind farms encroach on pristine Texas wilderness

Huron National Wildlife Refuge.

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.

Biomass plant new fuel pellets could bring new toxicity to the air in L’Anse.

Pellet Permit: Biomass plant’s new owner wants to burn different fuel JAN 14, 2019 | Joshua Vissers | The Daily Mining Gazette Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK), are concerned that new fuel pellets could bring new toxicity to the air in L’Anse. The L’Anse Warden Plant has applied for a new permit to … Continue reading Biomass plant new fuel pellets could bring new toxicity to the air in L’Anse.

Carbon County community rejected an application for 28 power-producing turbines on the rural ridges surrounding Bethlehem’s water supply.

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.

Friends of the Huron Mountains volunteers sought training on good and bad stream crossings

Sept 28, 2018 | Tammy |  L'Anse Sentinel WATERSHED CROSSINGS–Friends of the Huron Mountains volunteers sought training on good and bad stream crossings. They will work with Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Natural Resources and the Michigan DNR to catalog the thousands of stream crossings in Baraga County. This crossing was visited on Menge Creek Road during … Continue reading Friends of the Huron Mountains volunteers sought training on good and bad stream crossings

We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River

We are all downstream. “The way we treat rivers reflects the way we treat each other” – Aldo Leopold Indian Lake Conservation Preserve | Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy Indian Lake is the source of an amazing amount of freshwater that thousands of people depend on for healthy drinking water, clean fish to eat, safe recreation of … Continue reading We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River