Owl recovery plan is driven by politics, not science

By Dominick DellaSala and Tim Cullinan
Redding Record Searchlight

The “Speak Your Piece” by Ren Lohoefener, Linda Goodman, and Ed Shepard (“Recovering the northern spotted owl: The road ahead,” May 20) is a masterpiece of government “spin” aimed at influencing public opinion. Their superficial description of the issues apparently is the Bush administration’s way of telling the public, in the words of the Great Oz, to “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”  Read more…

Drawing the curtain on the owl ‘recovery’ plan

By Dr. Dominick DellaSala
Medford Mail Tribune

The guest opinion by Ren Lohoefener, Linda Goodman, and Ed Shepard (“Owl recovery a long-term undertaking,” Mail Tribune, May 21) is a masterpiece of government “spin” that unfortunately attempts to justify a flawed policy and influence the public’s opinion. Their superficial description of the issues apparently is the Bush administration’s way of telling the public, in the words of the Great Oz, to “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”  Read more…

Spotted Owl Plan Tampered With

By Dominick DellaSala and Tim Cullinan

 

The May 18 guest viewpoint by Ren Lohoefener, Linda Goodman and Ed Shepard, “Owl recovery a long-term undertaking,” is a masterpiece of government spin – the Bush administration’s way of telling the public, in the words of the Great Oz, to “pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”  Read more…

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