Wind makes waves over Horicon
Some of the turbines of the 200- megawatt project could be within two miles of the border of the Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, a refuge that was named by the National Wildlife Refuge Association as one of the nation's six most threatened refuges.
September 13, 2005
by JOHN MANIACI
in Wisconsin State Journal
HORICON - Late on a fall afternoon, with thousands of Canada geese on the wing and clouds piled up on the horizon, Horicon Marsh is about as timeless a place as one can imagine.
In the empty distances, the wind, the light and the sounds of the birds overhead, one can escape all that is modern and pressing and leave the ring of cell phones and the flash of computer screens, returning for a moment to something ancient and changeless.
Harold Steinback, a nearby resident and a volunteer with the Friends of Horicon National Wildlife Refuge, knows well the... [continue via Web link]