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E-M:/ nominate Michigan monuments -- or natural landmarks



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Enviro-Mich message from "Dave Dempsey" <davedem@hotmail.com>
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Not many have noticed, but State Rep. Chris Kolb has introduced a bill (HB 
6006) giving the Governor power to declare state monuments (alias "natural 
landmarks".) Presidents since Teddy Roosevelt have had such authority, and 
used it wisely to preserve the public estate from destruction. Several 
world-famous national parks, including Grand Canyon, were first national 
monuments.

This article suggests that the cliffs at Grand Ledge would make a suitable 
monument:

http://www.freep.com/news/mich/cliff8e_20040908.htm

Only problem is, the cliffs are on a mix of county and private lands, and 
Kolb's bill would apply solely to state-owned land.

But does anyone out there have nominations for a set of Michigan monuments/ 
natural landmarks worth preserving for all time?

http://www.davedempsey.org/davesblog/

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