Forests as a means for storing and reducing carbon.

U.S. Forest Resource Facts and Historical Trends August 2014 | Forest Service, FS-1035 Forests in the United States store an estimated 43,126 Tg carbon in live and dead biomass and soil organic matter. Forest ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest and Northern Lake States have the greatest carbon density, often in excess of 200 megagrams per hectare. Forest Carbon and Biomass Forest ecosystems … Continue reading Forests as a means for storing and reducing carbon.

Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)

November 23, 2013 | Eyder Peralta | The Two-Way,  NPR In a settlement reached with the Department of Justice, Duke Energy Renewables pleaded guilty in the deaths of 14 golden eagles and 149 other migratory birds at two of its wind energy facilities in Wyoming. "We deeply regret the impacts to golden eagles at two of our … Continue reading Duke Energy Pleads Guilty Over Eagle Deaths At Wind Farms (2013)

Photos show wind farm devastation of Algoma, Canada

Wind Concerns Ontario, July 30, 2015 Toronto photographer documents wind farm destruction in Ontario’s North Wind is green, wind is good: photo shows blasting for access roads and turbine foundations in Algoma Highlands Photo: Gord BennerToronto area resident and photographer Gord Benner took a circle tour of Lake Superior this summer and was astonished to … Continue reading Photos show wind farm devastation of Algoma, Canada

Industrial Wind Energy: Incompatible With Hunting

Industrial Wind Energy: Incompatible With Hunting February 20, 2018 | John Droz, jr. | WiseEnergy.org Go to the PDF for links to referenced information! This insightful citizen says that legislators are being fooled by easy money promises: “There is not enough critical thinking skills or common sense being used when big money energy companies enter rural … Continue reading Industrial Wind Energy: Incompatible With Hunting

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

Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon

Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon September 28, 2017 | Carl Stoddard | Capital News Service | Great Lakes Echo View of a clearing on Michigan’s Mount Arvon. Image: Wikimedia Commons. You won’t find Mount Arvon listed in many Michigan tour books, despite the peak’s lofty status as the highest point in the … Continue reading Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon

Before this view is destroyed by Industrial Turbines – Take A Drive To The Top Of Mount Arvon.

Take An Unforgettable Drive To The Top Of Michigan’s Highest Mountain July 26, 2018 | Sophie Boudreau | onlyinyourstate.com Michigan When you consider landscapes in Michigan, towering hills might not be the first formations that come to mind. After all, our state is largely known for its gorgeous beaches, beautiful forests, and stunning sand dunes. … Continue reading Before this view is destroyed by Industrial Turbines – Take A Drive To The Top Of Mount Arvon.