On Connections

Despite the destruction of native forests and meadows, irregardless the plunder of prairies and mountain tops, there is a chance of promise ahead. There may be a glimmer if enough minds make the connection. The relationships between all living things are complex and difficult to see. We must make sure that we see, despite all … Continue reading On Connections

Comments on the Wisconsin DNR Species Status Assessment

May 20th, 2013 The recently proposed changes to the Wisconsin DNR endangered species list are a troubling distortion of wildlife vigor.  The proposed removal of species such as Blanding's Turtle, American fever-few and Prairie Indian-Plantain, among others, favors unsustainable development, and leaves even more of our native species increasingly vulnerable to extinction. The Wisconsin DNR … Continue reading Comments on the Wisconsin DNR Species Status Assessment

Geology

One foggy morning Calhoun started walking. He walked out the door, down the walk, and blindly followed the street by tapping the storm sewers with his cane. The walk became steep, the ground uneven and loose. He walked for about an hour and suddenly stopped.   Geology study 130416.01

On concerns over irrigation

From the archive 07.27.2012 Daniel Barron With fifty-six percent of the lower 48 states held captive by drought (NOAA) and a farm subsidy program which values corporate interests and raw yield over quality food and sustainable practices more American citizens will soon be faced with a water shortage reality. Heavy use of modern farming practices, … Continue reading On concerns over irrigation

The time to move forward on climate change is today

Following a forgotten attempt to cap carbon emissions and several more years of silence, climate change is getting renewed attention in post-inaugural Washington.. February 21, 2013 Daniel Barron Freeport, Illinois With the inauguration stage still standing along Pennsylvania Avenue, 35,000+ protesters, including myself, marched around the White House last Sunday demanding action to address climate … Continue reading The time to move forward on climate change is today