[permaculture] Road Kill: It's Fresh, It's Organic, It's Free
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Wed Jul 29 17:21:29 EDT 2009
I think one of the points of the article is how to make use of smaller
game like coons, possums, squirrels, turkeys, etc, animals that are
not regulated by some conservation authority. Around here it's
standard practice to get the deer tagged & take it home. & of course
there's always the redneck types that go "hunting" with an old truck.
On Jul 29, 2009, at 12:59 PM, SMLA Esslinger wrote:
> In Alaska we have a "roadkill list", which anyone can get on. If
> someone hits a moose or caribou or even has one die on their
> property, they are required to notify the state troopers or Fish and
> Game. Anything else would be considered negligent waste of meat.
> Whoever administers the list will start calling down the list until
> they find someone who can go out and take care of it right away.
> When they do, that person gets to keep the meat or give it to
> charity, and then they go to the bottom of the list. It is really
> important that the meat is still fresh when butchering roadkill.
> The longer a hide is left on an animal, the tougher the meat becomes
> from the heat of the animal, and it will eventually spoil.
> Saskia EsslingerAnchorage, Alaska
> --- On Tue, 7/28/09, Calum Ewing <calumewing at eastlink.ca> wrote:
> From: Calum Ewing <calumewing at eastlink.ca>
> Subject: Re: [permaculture] Road Kill: It's Fresh, It's Organic,
> It's Free
> To: "permaculture" <permaculture at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2009, 4:45 PM
> Interesting thoughts. Infact there was a bit of an upset in
> Newfoundland in
> eastern Canada this week when the provincial government moved to ban
> the use
> of road kill meat.
> It seems the plentiful raodkilled moose have long been the staple of
> fundraising barbeques for charitable organizations like volunteer fire
> Departments and Ground Search & Rescue organizations.
> There's more details at
> Calum Ewing
> Three Fathom Harbour
> Nova Scotia, Canada
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