I had the great privilege to observe the launch of the Atlantis Space Shuttle yesterday from Disney’s Contemporary Resort. I was looking over Bay Lake at Walt Disney World and was thrilled to see the launch.
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I had the pleasure to again visit Ketchikan. A beautiful city on Revillagigedo Island, in southeast Alaska. Ketchikan is close to Misty Fjords National Monument, where day trips are meant to discover part of this largest wilderness in Alaska.
Located in the Tongass National Forest, Tracy Arm is a steep granite walled fjord with hemlock and spruce rainforest to about the 1500 foot line. There are many waterfalls from the ice fields as well as icebergs from the tidewater glaciers. Some of the icebergs are as large as a 3 story building! Often the waterway is clogged with ice.
So as you visit the Temperate Rainforest of Southeast Alaska, appreciate the time it has taken to even being to see tall trees in the area.
We must let this administration know that we value this temperate Rain Forest and want to save this precious resource. We cannot replace this forest. It is the home to Bald Eagles, Moose, Elk, and more. This habitat once cut, leaves little for the wild life and often ruins the creeks that flow through them causing problems for the salmon trying to return home each fall. To stop this cutting of the temperate Rainforest with taxpayer dollars no less!, contact the White House and President Obama.
Interesting video from HRH The Prince of Wales. The Prince of Wales is talking about saving the rainforests of the world. In his words, there is more C02 released from the cutting of the rainforests than all the transportation in the world(boats, cars, trains, planes, etc!)! This puts a new twist on C02 emissions now, doesn’t it!
Shaklee Corporation’s CEO Roger Barnett, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Dr Wangari Maathai from Kenya, planted Shaklee’s One Millionth Tree today at Shaklee Corp. Headquarters in Pleasanton CA. Shaklee’s One Million Trees, One Million Dreams program has planted enough trees to fill Disneyland 18 times, stated Governor Schwarzenegger. Think of all the [...]