Daily Archives: August 2, 2016

Map: Okefenokee-Osceola Longleaf Pine Restoration Priority Area

The idea is to stop wildfires coming out of the Okefenokee Swamp as they encounter a one-mile buffer Map of longleaf pine that has already had regular prescribed burns, according to Hunter Bowman, who sent this map of where the Okefenokee-Osceola Local Implementation Team works.

I live 60 miles west of that new buffer, yet I remember vividly the smoke from the 2007 fires, which even put people in the hospital farther west in Quitman, GA. All that smoke, not to mention runoff from the burned area, can’t be good for our waters.

A large image of the map is below, and PDF is on the WWALS website. As you can see, the Suwannee River above Fargo is entirely within the subject area, Continue reading

Agenda and registration for Gainesville meeting against Sabal Trail 2016-08-06

This Saturday in Gainesville, Florida, organized by Gulf Restoration Network, the opposition to Sabal Trail and all its ugly stepsisters expands even more.

Meme WWALS board member Chris Mericle is an introductory speaker, and WWALS member Cecile Scofield will speak about LNG export and rail projects, along with many new speakers from Florida and beyond.

When: 8:30 AM to 5PM Saturday August 6th 2016

Where: Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Gainesville
4225 NW 34th St,
Gainesville, FL 32605

Sign up online: www.healthygulf.org/GrassrootsSummit

Facebook: event

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