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Re: SG-W:/ SG-W: First Washtenaw Natural Area Purchased

Outstanding!  Barry, thanks for your volunteer work that was so essential
to creating this nature preserve.  And thanks to the rest of the
volunteers who serve on the County's Natural Areas Technical Committee.
This Natural Area program only works because of the rare souls who combine
the skills to evaluate potential nature areas and the willingness to
contribute to the public good by spending hundreds of hours on this

Doug Cowherd

On Tue, 4 Mar 2003 BLonik13@aol.com wrote:

> I'm pleased to report that the first property acquired under the Washtenaw
> County Natural Area Preservation Program became official on Friday.  There
> had been a couple articles in The Ann Arbor News a few weeks ago, but as
> anyone who has been in the land protection world will tell you, it ain't done
> until it's recorded.  The 137 acres of Edmond DeVine's property is now a
> nature preserve thanks to the voters of Washtenaw County who agreed to pay
> for the program in November, 2000.
> Several more closings are in the works and should be completed within the
> next month or two.
> Barry Lonik

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