Monthly Archives: November 2020

Pebble Mine Denied Permit

Still scratching my head about this, but no doubt it’s another big win. Lots of bad things still happening, of course. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/25/pebble-mine-alaska-permit-denied-salmon

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America’s Conservation Enhancement Act

I missed this until I saw a notice in the latest Duck’s Unlimited magazine. It is a major win for conservation. https://www.epw.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2020/10/president-trump-signs-bipartisan-wildlife-conservation-bill-into-law

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Trump Rush To Mine Area Sacred To Native Americans

Another fun giveaway. From the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/nov/24/trump-mining-arizona-holy-land-oak-flat-tribes

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December 7 Last Day to Register to Vote in Senate Runoff, You May Need To Request Another Absentee Ballot, Also Runoff For Public Service Commission

The last day to register to vote in the Senate runoff in Georgia is December 7. Early (in person) voting begins December 14 and goes for three weeks. Hours are 9:00 – 5:00 Monday through Friday. Unlike the general election, … Continue reading

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Great Color In Southern Part of County

We were out in the woods in the Blue Ridge WMA this morning, and the color was astonishing. I didn’t think it would happen this year. But the hickories are holding on yellow and gold, and the maples have turned … Continue reading

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Maples Finally Turn

I didn’t think it would happen, but the maples finally turned, and there’s a late surge of color in the woods, mostly in the morning and the evening, when the sun is shining sideways through the trees.

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Indian Summer, Storm Aftermath, Thanks To Mary Ann Conner and Chuck Cook of the Election Office

We’re having some beautiful Indian Summer like weather, and the forecast is for it to hold through Monday, with highs around 70 and lows in the 50s. There are still a lot of green leaves on the trees, but most … Continue reading

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