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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #485 - Feb 9, 2017

There are many great interests on the national forests which sometimes conflict a little. They must all be made to fit into one another so that the machine runs smoothly as a whole. 123 more words

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President bans Christmas tree from White House!

(First published in 2008, this blog posted was updated in 2012 and, after finding the letters to his sisters on the Theodore Roosevelt Center’s website, again in 2016.) 1,867 more words

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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #385 - Nov 1, 2016

There are just two things that matter on this earth—people and natural resources.

—GIFFORD PINCHOT, first Chief of the US Forest Service, (1905-10), 1865–1946

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The Gift of the Pisgah National Forest

On October 17, 1916, the Pisgah National Forest was the first national forest established under the Weeks Act of 1911. Written by FHS historian Jamie Lewis, this post was originally published in the online version of the  853 more words

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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #335 - Sept 12, 2016

The earth, I repeat, belongs of right to all its people, and not to a minority, insignificant in numbers but tremendous in wealth and power. 62 more words

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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #284 - July 23, 2016

For the want of a trail, the finest white pine forests in the United States were laid waste and scores of lives lost (speaking of the big fire of 1910). 63 more words

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