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Enviro-Mich message from Poulsondav@aol.com

LANSING - With voters providing $675 million for a host of environmental
programs through passage of Proposal C, you would think environmental groups
would be cheering. 
But in the aftermath of this month's election, any enthusiasm is tempered by
increasing mistrust of Gov. John Engler, whose Republican party will hold
majorities in both the House and the Senate next year. 

State wildlife officials worry that as hunters turn to organizations that
lease exclusive hunting rights on big farms, there is less land available to
satisfy public demand.

MARTIN - A surplus of state cleanup funds won't make a dent in one of the
largest scrap tire piles blighting Michigan's landscape in the coming year.

This migratory magnet is not some remote wild place - this is central Saginaw
County, in the Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge, the largest such tract of
federally protected habitat in the Lower Peninsula.

ANN ARBOR - The usual Sunday morning cleanup crew after a University of
Michigan home football game switched into recycling gear.

The Wildlife Habitat Council recently recognized U.S. Gypsum for creating
wetlands and conserving wildlife habitat. 

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