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For many years farsighted homeowners across the country have been doing just that--restoring native ecosystems in their yards.
Other farsighted forest managers predict that coming decades will see more widespread use of equipment just now showing up in the woods: hydraulic faller-bunchers that slice off trees at ground level; de-limbers, or harvesters, that eliminate the dangerous and labor-intensive work of bucking trees in favor of picking up the whole tree, slicing off limbs, and sawing it into lengths ready to load on the truck; and forwarders, or mobile skidders, navigating slopes up to 45 degrees and bringing larger loads back to the landing with less terrain damage.
Farsighted members of the United States Congress, like Representatives Jim Jontz (D-IN), Kika de la Garza (D-TX), and Claudine Schneider (R-RI) and Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Timothy Wirth (D-CO), and Rudy Boschwitz (R-MN) are working hard on legislation setting out clear national policies.
And with the federal approval, the 30 million farsighted people in the country now have a chance to see without glasses that fog up in the heat or get splattered in the rain, or contact lenses that dry up in air conditioning or float away during a swim.
Clinton began the initiative in June 1997 with bold and farsighted words delivered at the University of California, San Diego.
It is a shame that people are not farsighted enough to look beyond their selfish interests.
A Raisin in the Sun'' (1958): Lorraine Hansberry's remarkably farsighted drama explored the travails of an upwardly mobile, multigenerational African-American family.
Although he is now recalled as America's best known architect, Wright's designs were too controversial and farsighted to gain mass approval during his lifetime, said Patti Olguin, vice president of Friends of Hollyhock House.