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Re: not in my name (NO SIGHTINGS)

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  • Sue Friscia
    Thanks Greg, well said, would you please post how to subscribe to your forum. Some people are a little less computer savvy when it comes to message broads.
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 1, 2011
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      Thanks Greg, well said, would you please post how to subscribe to your forum. Some people are a little less computer savvy when it comes to message broads.

      thanks
      Sue

      --- In ILbirds@yahoogroups.com, "greg_neise" <gregneise@...> wrote:
      >
      > Listserves/groups such as IBET have a fairly rigid set of rules to keep member's inboxes from getting filled with things they might not be interested in. Even though using the delete key is an easy option, some topics (especially involving politics) can generate some rather lengthy threads and thus can be quite annoying.
      >
      > To allow unlimited discussion of "off-topic" subjects that Illinois birders might be interested in, I created the Illinois Birders' Forum. IBET and the forum work very well together in this fashion, and I encourage Steve or anyone else to use the forum for these types of topics.
      >
      > Most everyone that is active on IBET is also a forum member.
      >
      > http://www.ilbirds.com
      >
      > Cheers,
      >
      > -greg neise
      > Berwyn, IL
      >
      > --- In ILbirds@yahoogroups.com, "tim_vanseghi" <timothty@> wrote:
      > >
      > > RULES:
      > > 1. Keep the conversation on birding in ILLINOIS.
      > >
      > >
      > > Tim Vanseghi
      > > Cook co
      > > Jefferson park
      > >
      > > --- In ILbirds@yahoogroups.com, Gary Sibio <garysibio@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I didn't think politics was allowed here.
      > > >
      > > > --
      > > > Gary J. Sibio
      > > >
      > > > If you would like to see my photos, go to www.flickr.com/photos/garysibio
      > > > On Jul 31, 2011 1:04 PM, "Steviegee" <calothoraxlucifer@> wrote:
      > > > > Rolling back the years on decades of protective legislation? I for one am
      > > > sick of those who care not for this land or those that share it with us that
      > > > cannot speak for themselves. Have we spent years in forming legislation at
      > > > vast expense, to protect the vulnerable, only for fools to tear it all up,
      > > > and for what? Short term ism, they care not for those to come; the
      > > > generations who will reap the seeds they wish to sow. They who will inherit
      > > > a poorer land, and may not be able to experience what we have taken for
      > > > granted. They would see species on the edge of extinction go to the wall
      > > > without a thought.
      > > > >
      > > > > This spring I spent a few days on a ranch that promoted eco-tourism, and
      > > > providing the public to chance to view Lesser Prairie Chickens. I was
      > > > informed that the species would be listed soon, despite opposition from the
      > > > wind and oil industry. Make no mistake there is a war raging in this nation,
      > > > a war for possession of the wild places. Soon all that may be left are names
      > > > and memories of what once was.
      > > > >
      > > > > As a nation we must decide here and now what kind of a nation we wish to
      > > > have, one based on greed, where the strongest and most wealthy always win,
      > > > or one that is a nation for all it's people. We hold the land in stewardship
      > > > for those to come. I for one do not wish to be seen as the generation that
      > > > gave it all away.
      > > > >
      > > > > Steve Gent
      > > > > Winnebago Co
      > > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > >
      > >
      >
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