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
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In 2014, the United States ranked 41st in the world in life expectancy, with an average American expected to live to age 78. But, like most averages, that doesn’t paint the whole picture.
Collaboration, Inclusivity, and Resilience: Three Birthday Wishes for the Forest Service’s Second Century
July 1 marks the anniversary of the U.S. Forest Service’s establishment of the National Forest System in 1907—the day the “federal forest reserves” were renamed “national forests.” Historian Char Miller wants to share his birthday wishes for them. 1,834 more words
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
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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