The Environment and Environmental Issues
Choosing the Northwoods as a vacation site, or a place to live or retire is choosing to be close to nature. Such a choice is usually accompanied by a love of nature and a concern for its preservation.
The number of environment issues of concern to the Northwoods region is vast. Those highlighted here--listed to the left--are the ones of particular concern to your webmaster. Your concerns can also be expressed, if you would like to submit material for this page, whether related to one of the environmental topics to the left or a new one of interest to you.
Note, however, that there is a definity "green" bias to this website, and submissions will be viewed with that in mind.Charles P. ForbesMarch 16, 2007
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