Serious stuff about golf

Subject: Serious stuff about golf
From: Russell Woodford <>
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 1997 18:54:50 +1000 (EST)
I hope I didn't offend anyone with my flippant comments in the last
message - I really am interested to see who can suggest good birding spots
on golf courses.  And my Inbox was full (106 messages) of really serious
stuff today ...)

But to add to the golf debate:

Golf won't go away, just as newspapers and photocopiers won't.  We just
have to try very hard to get the people who hold the keys/power to
consider our environment a bit.

I liked Scott O'Keefe's comments (and follow-up from various others) about
trying to get golf course designers & developers to think a bit laterally
and provide some decent habitat and proper wildlife corridors rather than
grassy green deserts.  There are a few courses that do this - maybe
unconsciously - so let's do some lobbying and get them to think about it.
I think that this is one of the really worthwhile things that BIRDS

Russell Woodford

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