I have heard this meme before… trees take up more water from the ground than a single family residence. That is not the issue. The issue is how that water is then used to help or hurt the environment. Continue reading
October 17, 2016 Wendy Harris
The Samish Crest Logging Application; SEPA Review
(Comments Due 10.19.16)
Need another reason to be concerned about an attempt to log 30% of this undeveloped habitat corridor in advance of eventual multi-million dollar homes?
How about this? Old Growth Forest. Continue reading
Habitat Conservation Areas (HCA), (also referred as Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas FWHCA), are one of the 5 types of critical areas that are protected under the Critical Area Ordinance mandated by the Growth Management Act. Continue reading
If only our own port commissioners cared about Cherry Point herring as much as the new port commissioner in Seattle. Thanks, Fred. Continue reading
Another issue on my agenda, and apparently mine alone, is cattle fences around streams and creeks.
Sounds like a good idea, right? Cows degrade water and if we keep cows out of our waters, it will help water quality. Except for one small problem. Continue reading