[GeoStL] Re: St. Louis County Park Closures

  • From: Susan Ring <susanmring@xxxxxxx>
  • To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2011 08:39:25 -0500

That's a great idea!  

That whole thing about just selling the animals from Lone Elk to zoos (from a 
quote in the article) is crazy.  Zoos already deal with a lot of unwanted 
animals from a variety of places, and most of them, especially the smaller 
ones, are operating on shoestring budgets already.

On Nov 2, 2011, at 8:08 AM, Bear Mike wrote:

> 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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