Wednesday, November 28, 2012

If congestion is an issue, there are many smarter and better fixes other than blowing $700 M on a Third Bridge Boondoggle

This isn't the only possible approach, but it nicely illustrates that there are many ways to skin the cat of congestion that don't involve blowing $700M+ (before inevitable overruns) on new concrete:

Two of Salem's best things together, twice (12/4, 12/5)

Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center and Salem Cinema present

"Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time."

two benefit showings for
Straub Environmental Learning Center at Salem Cinema!

See the first full-length, high-definition documentary film ever made about legendary conservationist Aldo Leopold and his environmental legacy at Salem Cinema! Green Fire shares highlights from his extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. It also illustrates how Leopold's vision of a community that cares about both people and land continues to inform and inspire people across the country and around the world. Leopold’s ideas remain relevant today, continuing to inspire projects nationwide that connect people and land.
DATES: Tuesday, Dec. 4 & Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
TIME:    7:45 pm
LOCATION: Salem Cinema
1127 Broadway St. NE, Salem
TICKETS:  $10 in advance/$12 at the door

Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time has been honored with an Emmy award for Best Historical Documentary at the 54th annual Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in a ceremony that took place Sunday, November 18, 2012.

The first full-length documentary film ever made about legendary environmentalist Aldo Leopold, Green Fire highlights Leopold’s extraordinary career, tracing how he shaped and influenced the modern environmental movement. Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land.

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