Thursday, November 17, 2011

No GMO's on Boulder County Open Space! Endorse this policy by Dec 8th

A Citizens group (GM-Know) has written a policy for the Boulder County Open Space agricultural lands that does not allow for GMO crops to be planted on our lands and addresses healthy soils, local foods and much more. I have reviewed it and agree with the recommendations and have signed it. This is an alternative policy to the one the Croplands Advisory panel came up with which continues to approve the use of GMO's.

Here is the link:
Please read it and endorse this with your on-line signature if you also agree with the no-GMO policy and the other policies that require the farmers to maintain the health of the soils and the environment. The policy also bans the use of neonicitinoids on the croplands to protect honeybees and other pollinators (see previous posts on these pesticides from August 19 and September 19, 2011 and the Dan Rather story