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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #858- Feb 17, 2018

Trails are relatively inexpensive. A splendid national network of all kinds of trails can be established at less cost than a few hundred miles of super highway. 66 more words

Trail Quote

Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #816- Jan 6, 2018

Hiking trails provide the entire American family with perhaps the most economical, most varied form of outdoor recreation. So this new law (The National Trails System Act of 1968) gives us a much needed opportunity to preserve and more widely enjoy many significant parts of our country’s natural heritage…. 109 more words

Trail Quote

Today in Texas History - October 5

From the Annals of the Undeclared Wars – In 1964, Pres. Lyndon B. Johnson first began to come under pressure for his plan to escalate the undeclared war in Vietnam.  155 more words

Wealth of Wonders

Intellectually, we finally have come to understand that the wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests, minerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity… that’s all there is… That’s the whole economy. 840 more words


Science Sunday

Earth Day Retrospective

Saturday we celebrated the 48th instance of Earth Day, a day dedicated to celebrating  the planet we live on and love. 540 more words


Earth day- secular call-to-action or Pagan holiday?

Quick points on Earth Day

  • Started on the 22nd of April, 1970
  • Date was chosen around American college schedules, NOT Pagan holidays
  • Was founded by two United States federal politicians: Gaylord Nelson and Pete Mc Closkey…
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Comparison With The Christian Faith

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan
April 21, 2017

Earth Day is April 22, founded by Gaylord Nelson in 1970.

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