[GeoStL] Re: St. Louis County Park Closures

  • From: Craig <seaeye@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 12:33:00 -0500 (CDT)

Maybe they could start an "Adopt a Park" program similar to the 
Adopt a Highway program. I'm sure people would step up and help 
out for something as simple as a sign showing recognition like 
MDOT does.

On Wed Nov 02 08:08:07 CDT 2011, Bear Mike <brawnybear@xxxxxxxxx> 

> I would think it be expensive to shut down Lone Elk. Perhaps we 
> should start a "Friends of STL County Parks" group and help raise 
> money. Mike Griffin
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> Please excuse any typos. On Nov 2, 2011, at 7:23 AM, Maggie 
> Madonia <letsride94@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I am not sure why they just don't consider charging a nominal 
>> fee especially for Lone Elk and George Winter.  Who wouldn't pay 
>> .50 to go to Lone Elk or launch a jet ski at George Winter.   
>> (or to fish at Suson Park, maybe a yearly pass for a few bucks) 
>> I would versus losing these parks.
>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 6:05 AM, Dan Baldenweck 
>> <harp8n@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> St. Louis County is proposing closing some parks because of a 
>> budgetary shortfall.  The list includes some of the biggies:  
>> West Tyson, Greensfelder, Lone Elk, Simpson...and many more.  
>> Here's a map:
>> http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?hl=en&vpsrc=6&ctz=300&ie=UTF8&msa=0&msid=211388461394182029991.0004b0b1e3d928ccdeb1d&t=m&ll=38.659778,-90.43396&spn=0.53618,0.75531&z=10&source=embed

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