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re: GSBN:SBRegistry stats so far
We are packing to leave for the US for the BWB training. I intend to 'put France on your map' when we come back, and I'll get the word out during our next national gathering.
> ** Original Subject: GSBN:SBRegistry stats so far
> ** Original Sender: billc_lists@...
> ** Original Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 21:08:35 +0200
> ** Original Message follows...
> Hi Folks,
> Just wanted to give everyone an update on the Straw Bale Registry's
> progress over the month since we launched.
> So far, 54 structures have been listed, from the following countries:
> Country Number of structures
> Australia 3
> Canada 6
> England 1
> Ireland 1
> United States 43
> Within the US, the distribution is:
> State Number of structures
> Arkansas 1
> Arizona 6
> California 7
> Idaho 1
> Maryland 2
> North Carolina 1
> New Hampshire 1
> New Mexico 5
> Pennsylvania 3
> Texas 10
> Washington 3
> Wisconsin 1
> (Certain Canadians may notice that their entire COUNTRY doesn't even
> have as many listed as several of our states.)
> Now, I know that there are far more SBs out there than that... in
> the Austin TX area alone there are at least 60. I'll make sure that
> we get those, but we need EVERYONE'S assistance to make sure that as
> many as possible straw bale structures are listed.
> Those of you whose local SB groups have a newsletter, please include
> an announcement. Feel free to contact me if you need any background
> info on the project.
> If you know of any SB structures - completed or not - that are not
> listed, please make the owners aware of the Registry, and ask them to
> list. Sooner is better!
> The SB Registry can be found at http://sbregistry.sustainablesources.com
> or http://www.strawhomes.com/registry/
> Bill Christensen
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> For instructions on joining, leaving, or otherwise using the GSBN list, send email to GSBN@...HELP in the SUBJECT line.
>** --------- End Original Message ----------- **
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