5/17/09

up Democrat Gulch © Brian Ertz 2009

© Brian Ertz 2009

 

© Brian Ertz 2009

© Brian Ertz 2009

© Brian Ertz 2009

© Brian Ertz 2009

 
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4 Responses to Democrat Gulch, Big Wood River Watershed

  1. avatar Maska says:

    Nice photos, Brian. It’s good to have an occasional cheerful respite from all the sad and/or infuriating stories.

  2. avatar Chris H. says:

    Agreed, nice o see a muley……been a while. Maska, I was listening to NPR’s Science Friday a couple of weeks ago when the forensic team for the wildlife lab in Oregon were the guests. I think I know the answer to this but are hey making any progress on the Mexican Wolf killings?

  3. avatar Maska says:

    Hi, Chris,

    The short answer is “I don’t know.” By the way, if you’re interested in more follow up lobo related discussion, you can still send a message (for a few weeks) to my old e-mail, which I assume you still have. (No doubt you’re aware that I’m the NM resident who used to write grazing lease comments on allotments in the recovery area, etc.) Otherwise, you can get my new one from Ralph, with my permission.

  4. avatar Chris H. says:

    Yes, Maska I am aware. I’ll send you an email shortly. I agree with you that the whole environmental field is in the proverbial toilet. I voted for Obama. On the whole I like or agree with what he has done given what he was given. However, someone needs to better inform him on domestic environmental issues.
    By the way, I suppose I am persona non grata in Springerville for the grazing letters!

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey

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