hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: butterflies, etc now chemical contaminants

Scary! but very believable. It's been a strange week for me also. One of the
nicest ,most competent, reliable N.A.C.s just vanished. We are all sick
about it. His roommate came home and found the dog in the house. Ken always
took the dog to his moms house before work. He's very good with people and
animals. He didn't show up for work or call( not like him at all) . Now we
are getting posters out and I'm afraid the out come will not be good. It's
scary out there lately. If it's not environmental pollution done knowingly
for profit, its potential predators.

 What do you do for water?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Melody" <mhobertm@excite.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 2:43 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] butterflies, etc now chemical contaminants

> Nora: I agree with you that there are some very scary things going on
> out there...in the past week the EPA disclosed in a public town meeting
> with our little bitty tiny town that our groundwater supply is
> contaminated with perchlorates (a by-product of rocket fuel and
> fertilizer production) and that it is not safe for anyone in town to
> ingest it without further testing...and since we are all on private
> wells or sandpoints (more shallow form of well) as opposed to a
> municipal water service, this testing could take a while. No real
> answers forthcoming about initial source of the contamination or how
> soon we can proceed to just cleaning it up (or where the funding for
> such an massive undertaking is going to come from)...it's been a very
> frustrating week...sigh!!
> Melody, IA (Z 5/4)
> "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious."
> --Albert Einstein
>  --- On Sun 08/10, Ray & Nora Edwards < raynora.edwards@worldnet.att.net >
> From: Ray & Nora Edwards [mailto: raynora.edwards@worldnet.att.net]
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2003 11:36:54 -0700
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] butterflies, etc
> I will have to check that one out - thanks Gene. First I have to get
> over<br>reading about all the chemical dumping in eastern WA. that was
> supposed to<br>be good for the soil. There are some scary things going
> on.<br><br>Nora<br>----- Original Message -----<br>From: "Gene Bush"
> <genebush@otherside.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent: Saturday,
> August 09, 2003 4:35 AM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] butterflies,
> etc<br><br><br>> If you want to be entertained and have your blood
> chilled, read "Oryx and<br>> Crake" by Margaret Atwood of The Handmaid's
> Tale fame. GE taken to the<br>> future.<br>> Gene E. Bush<br>> Munchkin
> Nursery & Gardens, llc<br>> www.munchkinnursery.com<br>>
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com<br>> Zone 6/5 Southern Indiana<br>><br>>
> ----- Original Message -----<br>> > Do you live near crop areas? I f so
> ,I would put my money on genetic<br>> > engineered crops. Things like
> B.T. in corn crops will be impacting<br>> > butterflies for some time I
> think.<br>> > I read a watch dog report in OG recently that referred to
> a report from<br>a<br>> > former FDA official who said that they are ill
> prepared to monitor<br>> > Monsanto's GE crops. Currently they are
> testing plants that are<br>engineered<br>> > to produce pharmaceuticals.
> Corn spliced with pig vaccine strayed into<br>soy<br>> > bean crops
> meant for humans. For the lapse they were fined $250,000 then<br>> >
> they were given 3.5 Million interest free from the federal government
> .<br>> That<br>> > should teach them! We should all be worried about
> this.<br>> ><br>> > Nora<br>><br>>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------<br>>
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the<br>>
> message text UNSUBSCRIBE
> sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the<br>message
> _______________________________________________
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement