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Iowa Should Think Big
Des Moines Register
December 17, 2005
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I fail to understand
why the citizens of Coralville and all Iowans are not embracing the wonderful
rain-forest proposal. Look to our friends in Montreal, Canada, who have
made tourism an art form. Their Montreal Biodome affords the opportunity
to experience four different ecosystems including a tropical rain forest.
This great attraction is busy year-around, allowing visitors to literally
walk through environments most would only read about or see on television.
If not Coralville, I certainly hope an Iowa community with vision rises
to the occasion to create a world-class destination.
óMark Lemon, Mason City.