Reference my earlier post on this year’s Wisconsin Conservation Congress question about neonics. Besides that question, there are several more on which you might be interested in submitting comments. Participating in this citizen advisory opportunity is especially important these days in light of the current political climate. [Read more…]
Each second Monday of April, the Wisconsin Conservation Congress holds their spring hearings. There are 54 questions this year concerning a myriad of conservation issues. One of great importance to natural landscaping enthusiasts is advisory question 45 on the use of neonicotinoids: [Read more…]
Reference my earlier post entitled Plant Conservation Alliance (PCA) and the reference to one of their strategies called the National Seed Strategy. Another of their strategies is developing the Native Plant Demonstration Site Network. Paraphrased below with permission of the PCA is a brief announcement about a survey in which you can share information about native plant demonstration sites with which you may be working. [Read more…]
Let this great wonder of nature remain as it now is. You cannot improve on it. But what you can do is keep it for your children, your children’s children, and all who come after you, as the one great sight which every American should see.– Theodore Roosevelt
With these words, President Roosevelt designated the Grand Canyon as a national monument on January 11, 1908 through the Antiquities Act. Later on February 26, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Grand Canyon National Park Act.