Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Don't Move Firewood Campaign

Here's something I know nothing about: camping. True, I've been known to spend a few days in nature, but there's always a toilet nearby, and I don't mean those bushes over there.

For those of you who are more outdoors-inclined, this local firewood campaign might be of interest:

Did you know that by transporting firewood you may unintentionally spread invasive insects and diseases that can destroy trees and reshape entire forests? State and federal quarantines attempt to prevent such damage by prohibiting firewood transport into or out of certain areas, or limiting transport to a specified radius.

Continue reading at UCS's website.

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