50 feet not too much to ask

To whom it concerns, which in this matter is all citizens that are blessed with a resource that is referred to the the Kenai River.

As a land owner in the city of Kenai, my property has a creek that feeds into the Kenai River. We have fish so I fall into the category of having an anadromous stream and lake on my land. In my opinion a 50 foot buffer is a start, I’d like to see it extended to at least 100 feet. It is a privilege to be a part of the intricate ecological system that science has proven to be sensitive to encroachment of modern mankind. Why would we take a step backwards and throw caution to the wind? What gives us the right to assert ourselves in the chain of life vital to the river’s ecosystem? 50 feet is not much to ask. It is the width of a basketball court. To ignore, amend, or simply dismiss the implication of a protective stream buffer to protect the species of our river means as a human, you have some sort of entitlement issue that needs an adjustment.

More

Letter: Owner of lost cat offers apology

Owner of lost cat offers apology

Read more

Letter: Vote No to keep cannabis regulated

Vote No to keep cannabis regulated

Read more

Letter: Experience different than exposure

Experience different than exposure

Read more