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Fall Hike

Last weekend I set out on an adventure. The mission? To experience the Fall colors. Jacob and I woke up early on 10/14 drove to Vancouver, WA to pick up my dad and brother and headed north. 352 more words


Pinchot Politics

The 1911 prosecution of U.S. Steel was not the first occasion for friction between former President Theodore Roosevelt and his hand-picked successor William Howard Taft.  Most prominent was the firing of Gifford Pinchot in 1910. 259 more words


To Conserve or Preserve...That is the Question

Hi everyone! Welcome back to my blog! Today I am going to be giving you a brief rundown of my thoughts of conservation versus preservation in the National Park System. 518 more words


25. Early Fall in the Gifford Pinchot

September 30, 2017    Rainy weekend predicted; possible dry window Saturday to the east of Portland;  Indian Heaven still closed from the Crater Fire; windy along the Columbia River. 475 more words

The Pinchot Trail

By Linda Tancs

Gifford Pinchot was a founding father of forest conservation, a childhood interest that netted him an appointment by President Theodore Roosevelt as the first chief of the then-U.S. 63 more words


August 15, 1915: Akron Water System Begins Operation; 1922: National Coast Anti Pollution League

August 15, 1915: Akron Water System Begins Operation. “A century ago, Akron was a very unhealthy community. In 1915, 126 people came down with typhoid fever — with 25 deaths. 772 more words