Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
Best Web OpEds

The Last Best Empty Place in America

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink    (# of views)   2 comments

Related Topic(s): ; ; , Add Tags

Must Read 2   Valuable 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H4 7/21/17

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (20 fans)

From commons.wikimedia.org: File:Map of all U.S. Federal Land.
File:Map of all U.S. Federal Land.jpg - Wikimedia Commons781 -- 600 - 172k - jpg
(Image by commons.wikimedia.org)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

'Public land is always under threat. That land is always under threat. The current White House occupant's habitat is a golf course. And yet he’s ordered up a survey to see if he can take away from all of us some of the lands that were protected under powers created by that president who left his initials on the side of the Troy town hall. Unlike the beaches in Chris Christie’s New Jersey, you can’t just “close” the 2.2 million acres of the Kootenai National Forest. The grizzly bears, the elk, the bobcats, the wolves, the swift predators prowl and sniff as always. But for a time, the Kootenai National Forest fell into the wrong hands. The barbarians nearly destroyed a land that was meant to remain a place of wonder for our children’s children’s children.'It’s a public trust, not unlike the White House. No one person, no one interest group, owns it.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nytimes.com

 

- Advertisement -

Must Read 2   Valuable 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles