Our Klamath Basin Water Crisis
Upholding rural Americans' rights to grow food,
own property, and caretake our wildlife and natural resources.
'Dirty Jobs' comes to Basin; Television show shoots episode at Tulelake business, H&N 10/30/08. "With field producer Dave Barsky calling camera shots, host Mike Rowe worked with Mallard/Tule Goose Pillow Company owner Trudy Eastman Tuesday for an upcoming episode."
Salmon: No dam difference? by The Editorial Board October 29, 2008,
Harvesting Klamath algae, H&N, posted to KBC 10/30/08, followed by, Why is there so much algae in the lake?
Restoration agreement has local support; It would let Basin live with change and help direct it, H&N letter to editor by 74 people, 10/26/08. (KBC NOTE: More than 940 people recently signed petitions against this billion dollar 'agreement' in the Klamath Basin, 250 signed a Karuk petition opposing dam removal, and more than 2000 petitions have been sent to elected officials in the past 5 years against giving forest land to the Klamath Tribes that they previously sold, to be taken off the tax rolls.) HERE for more on 'agreement'
sign option to buy Mazama Tree Farm,
Environmental group calls logging plan a clear cut, Capital Press 10/28/08. (KBC Note: George Sexton of Klamath-Siskiyou wildlands is again trying to shut down logging where environmental law suits have kept it shut down 10 years. He sued against logging the Biscuit Fire burnt wood, derailing timber harvest plans until the wood rotted.
Surprising study shows more salmon survive West's dammed rivers, posted 10/29/08, The Canadian Press
Dams Not Main Cause of Salmon Collapse, Study Says, National Geographic, posted 10/29/08
Vote for Senator Whitsett, Oregon District 28, posted 10/29/08