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Re: Ivan, new targets?


Afraid not, Bonnie. But they will be back next year. And the year after, and the year after that. Nature, in spite of our clumsy interventions, is relentless [but not always pure].

About alligators, I have a picture of one tacked to the cork board next to where I am sitting. The picture was taken by one of the lunatics I work with. He [the lunatic, not the alligator] crawled up to the critter on his belly to take the picture. If you'd like to see it, I'll get a nice person at the office to scan it next week.

On Friday, September 24, 2004, at 03:05 PM, Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:

Of course our first priority is to worry about human loss, but folks do tend
to forget the devastation to the wild life in such situations--unless a
giant alligator is on the loose.


I'm sorry to hear about the loss of many nests, Jim. I think sea turtles
are something pretty special, personally. Have they made a "comeback" in
calmer years after an active hurricane season? Do they re-lay a clutch of
eggs if the first has been destroyed in the same year?


Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of james singer
Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 4:45 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Ivan, new targets?


A little breezy, no rain to speak of. Biggest impact has been beach
erosion. Waves are fierce, and the county has closed all the public
beaches. Biggest victims will be the sea turtles. Many, many nests have
been destroyed.


On Wednesday, September 15, 2004, at 09:01 PM, Donna wrote:


Heard on the news that a tornado killed two folks in Florida- but of
course, they didn't bother to say where in florida.... Are you getting
some of the wind/rain associated with Ivan's outside?

Bonnie, I hope your family is safe and ma nature gives them a break.
Know they are in my prayers!

Zem... are you ready for the lashing caused by Ivan- stocked up on
supplies and stuff? I assume you are still in it's path....Stay safe
and
keep in touch, if you can.

Anyone else in harms way?

Now I am hearing that Ivan and Jeanne may hook up and cause grief on
the
east coast after bothering eastern Florida... lets hope Jeanne makes a
sharp turn and heads out to sea and dies off... enough of these storms
already!

Donna
Ps- that's all you can say Jim.... Ut-oh!


Ut-oh


On Tuesday, September 14, 2004, at 10:14 PM, Bonnie Holmes wrote:

It's across one of the bridges from Pensacola.

Bonnie ETN Zone 7

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Southwest Florida
27.0 N, 82.4 W
Zone 10a
Minimum 30 F [-1 C]

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