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Can't See the Forest for the Tees in Sheboygan County

Protect and preserve 247 acres of pristine forest close to Kohler Andrae State Park on the shore of Lake Michigan or build yet another golf course (number 5) in Sheboygan County? 620 more words


New focus at The Afternoon Journal: Nature, peace & poetry

From now on I’ll be limiting posts on this blog to issues pertaining to nature (environmental, Great Lakes commentary and “nature writing”) as well as peace/nonviolence/anti-war/human rights related opinion. 73 more words


Keep Tar Sands Oil Out of Lake Michigan

We don’t need a tar sands crude oil pipeline to pollute Lake Michigan, for there are plenty of crude oil refineries around the Lakes and a plan to ship the strip-mined, carbon-intensive, dangerous crude in tankers across our freshwater seas. 897 more words


Owning our Health: Time for a little Ecotherapy?

The understanding that nature benefits our mental and physical health seems obvious. However, the outdoors is now being touted as a new therapy called “ 474 more words