We already have ~1000 acres protected, most of it on the east side of Sandy Lake. So why did Walter Regan ask at the Dec 6, 2018 presentation: “Why do we need those lands on the west side?” ( I am pretty sure Walter knew the answer.)
The following slides/maps explain it all “in a nutshell”:
A couple of related questions:
(i) OK, but what about the clearcuts of the West Side – Isn’t it already too late?
(ii) OK, but with some development already in place at the upper part of the corridor, isn’t it already too late?
My answers to both questions: NO. I will explain in subsequent posts.
I should have added “The Big Picture”. Here it is:
These slides are taken from or modified from slides that were in my presentation to the SRA on Dec 6, 2018.
View the slides/audio for more explanation of it all.