[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: NFC: Me on Detractors and stuff
WELL SAID, Josh, can't appreciate what you aren't knowing about, To know
fish, is to have kept them, or similar relatives.
On Tue, 15 Dec 1998 12:50:24 -0500 (EST) Josh Wiegert
<wiegerj at paul_paulsmiths.edu> writes:
> The arthritis in my hands is really acting up.. so please forgive my
>NFC vs. NANFA:
> The last thing I think anyone in either (or both) orgs want is a
>"faction war." NFC and NANFA have different goals and ideas.... lets
>it, thats part of the reason NFC was founded. They shouldn' tbe
>two giants trying to duke it out, where only one can survive. The two
>orgs have different member bases and spectrums, a fact that should be.
>Now, where our goals and such overlap, theres little need for any
>detraction or war. The only thing this does is make things a littl
>on both orgs.
>Sale of Exotics
> Why not? It raises funds for NFC. If we're trying to remove the
>-- which we are -- why not make them useful in the proccess? Theres
>demand for them, someone's got to supply them. This, obviously, does
>to unscrupulous fellows stocking exotics to reap profits. THIS is
>we need to concentrate -- on education, better law enforcement, etc.
>Sale of Natives
> Ok, so audobon doesn't sell birds. Who wants a pet robin? Crow
>anyone? Nah, our birds are pretty ugly, and hard to domesticate, even
>they were as attractive as a budgie or parrot. The fish are a
>issue. No one's off getting rid of endangered or even remotely
>species. We're just trading and exchanging fish, something thats been
>going on for ages. ANd, if anything, it HELPS the conservation ideas.
>Who gives a damn about a bunch of shiners in a stream, anyhow? Who
>about those pretty fishes that go in every tank? Its human nature to
>more about the ones we can use directly. By showing people our
>natives,and getting them involved in them, we can better protect them.
>This probbly didn't make too much sense, since I'm having quite a bit
>trouble typing.... Oh well
>J. L. Wiegert
> Dubotchugh yIpummoH. bI'IQchugh Yivang!
>Native Fish Conservatory Mailing List (NFC at actwin_com) Administrator.
>The list is also available in digest form (NFC-Digest at actwin_com).
>To subscribe to this list, send mail to Majordomo at actwin_com with the
>command "subscribe nfc" or "subscribe NFC-Digest" in the body. To
>unsubscribe, send mail to Majordomo at actwin_com with the command
>"unsubscribe nfc" or "unsubscribe nfc-digest" in the body. Feel free
>ask for help!
You don't need to buy Internet access to use free Internet e-mail.
Get completely free e-mail from Juno at http://www.juno.com/getjuno.html
or call Juno at (800) 654-JUNO [654-5866]