Election Is Tomorrow, Seal Salamander, Idiot Floridians

Tomorrow is election day. There’s in-person voting at the precincts tommorow 7:00 AM until 7:00 PM. If you go to our Secretary of State website, on My Voter page, you’ll see your precinct. I saw a seal salamander yesterday, the … Continue reading

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Trump Signs LWCF Bill Into Law, Great Environmental Victory

https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/510272-trump-signs-major-conservation-bill-into-law?utm_source=&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=32092

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BLM Nominee Opposed By 300 Green Groups

Some of the best political coverage is coming from The Hill. If environmental issues concern you, consider subscribing to their “Overnight Energy” newsletter. https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/510269-300-green-groups-say-senate-has-moral-duty-to-reject-trumps-public

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Two Former Interior Secretaries On The Great American Outdoors Act

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/24/congress-great-american-outdoors-act-public-lands-trump-damage

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Land Tawney on the Great American Outdoors Act, It Passed Both Chambers With Yesterday’s House Act

https://www.backcountryhunters.org/house_passes_historic_great_american_outdoors_act?utm_campaign=gaoa_house_passage&utm_medium=email&utm_source=backcountryhunters#statement

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Early Voting Begins Today, Candidate Forum Replay

For those of you who haven’t been up, it’s been very hot and muggy. Morning temperatures have started around 72-74, and while afternoon temperatures haven’t been above 86, the humidity has made it seem oppressively hot. Early voting begins today … Continue reading

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Bureau of Land Management Head is Against Public Land

Unless you’ve lived out West, or follow the environmental fights, you may never have heard of the Bureau of Land Management. It doesn’t sound important, but it is, because it manages about 10% of our land. Here’s an opinion piece … Continue reading

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Kristy Lindstrom Interviews Stan Helton, Runoff Candidate Forum with Stan Helton and Jamie Hensley Set For Wednesday, July 15 at 7:00 on ETC 3

Here’s a You Tube clip of a “Talk of the Town” show featuring an interview with Stan Helton. The”Runoff Candidate Forum,” with Stan Helton and Jamie Hensley is set for July 15 on ETC 3 at 7:00 PM. I understand … Continue reading

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How Fauci and Other Experts Deal With Risks in Their Own Lives

We’ve all read a lot about the virus, but I found this article especially interesting , as these experts talk about how they actually are handling the situation in their own lives. The Washington Post has a pay wall, but … Continue reading

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Rainy and Muggy Weather, Bear Problems, Are People Taking Precautions In Blue Ridge?

My apologies to my long term readers for not having much to report lately. I’ve been involved in an intense renovation project here at home, and it hasn’t left much time for other things. The weather has been rainy and … Continue reading

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