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RE: [ft-l] approximately 50 miles of trail near Eglin AFB



While we're handing out apologies and explanations, will someone explain to me
the term "FT activists"?  Makes us sound like some kind of Earth Firsters or
something-- environmental commandos we definitely are not.

SwampLily

-----Original Message-----
From:	Carl Strohmenger (HSC) [SMTP:cstrohme@com1.med.usf.edu]
Sent:	Tuesday, 12 January, 1999 6:04 AM
To:	ft-l@backcountry.net
Subject:	Re: [ft-l] approximately 50 miles of trail near Eglin AFB 

Your answer was quite interesting and informative EXCEPTfor the first
sentence which is insulting and completely uncalled for! I think you owe an
appology to the list.
- Carl

On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, The Schillers wrote:

> Folks,
> 
> Have you people been visiting another planet or what? We have been
> reporting the status of the proposed FNST segment across Eglin Air Force
> Base for the past several years.  The decision by the Air Force to allow
> the trail to cross a portion of the base was a major breakthrough and came
> after many years of effort by FTA.  A draft Environmental Assessment (EA)
> of the trail route is expected to be approved shortly and then work on the
> trail can begin.  The North Florida Conference to be hosted by the Western
> Gate Chapter had to be postponed because of a delay in approval of the EA. 
> Hopefully, it can be rescheduled in the near future.  The conference will
> focus on developing the first increment of this important FNST segment.  If
> necessary we may even schedule an All Association Work Hike to help move
> things along.  FTA will be responsible for building and maintaining the
> trail.  It would be great if the military can help with the work, but we
> can't count on their participation.
> 
> Look alive out there!
> 
> Fred Schiller
> VP-Trails
> 
> ----------
> > From: sandy@deathsdoor.com
> > To: ft-l@backcountry.net
> > Subject: [ft-l] approximately 50 miles of trail near Eglin AFB 
> > Date: Monday, January 11, 1999 4:53 PM
> > 
> > >The US Air Force is proposing to build approximately 50
> > >miles of trail near the northern boundary of the Eglin AFB
> > >Reservation  >from U.S. Highway 331 between Freeport and
> > >Defuniak Springs westward to  Highway 87, then south to
> > >Navarre ending near the junction of Ten Mile Creek  with
> > >East Bay.
> > 
> > 
> > ok, i've been out of touch lately.  does this mean that soldiers will
> build
> > the trail for us or what?
> > 
> > --sunshine*daydreams--
> > .................later...................
> > _______Sandy_______
> > 
> > 
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> 

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