Outdoor Activist Tim Mason Righted Many Wrongs

From: The Gazette

“Only because Tim Mason was dogged did the biggest official mass desecrations of Indian prehistoric burial sites in U.S. history come to light,” said Jeff Ruch, executive director of the group that presented Mason with its eco-hero medal. Mason made his environmental activist bones in the early 1980s with the Committee to Save Bloody Run, which opposed a proposal to reroute U.S. Highway 18 around Marquette and McGregor. Though the project eventually went through, it did so with concessions to limit damage to the creek, its valley, wetlands and endangered species.”

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