[Tweeters] When is a refuge not an refuge?

Larry Schwitters leschwitters at me.com
Mon Dec 11 15:01:09 PST 2017


Concerning building a road through Izembek NWR connecting King Cove to Cold Bay.

Refuges were "set up for fish and wildlife, hunters and recreation. Not for isolation," he said. "A park, maybe. But not a refuge. It's a multiple-use concept for recreation purpose — hunting, photography, hiking, driving, the whole bit.” A quote from the mouth Alaska rep Donald Young in the Anchorage Daily News.
https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/rural-alaska/2017/07/20/bill-allowing-a-road-from-king-cove-to-cold-bay-passes-u-s-house/ <https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/rural-alaska/2017/07/20/bill-allowing-a-road-from-king-cove-to-cold-bay-passes-u-s-house/>

Larry Schwitters

Issaquah


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