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Page 10 - We agree that further action is advisable to ascertain the present condition of our natural resources and to promote the conservation of the same; and to that end we recommend the appointment by each state of a commission on the conservation of natural resources to cooperate with each other and with any similar commission of the federal government.
Page 9 - In view of these evident facts, it seems to me time for the country to take account of its natural resources and to inquire how long they are likely to last. We are prosperous now; we should not forget that it will be just as important to our descendants to be prosperous in their time.
Page 9 - We, the Governors of the States and Territories of the United States of America, in Conference assembled, do hereby declare the conviction that the great prosperity of our country rests upon the abundant resources of the land chosen by our forefathers for their homes and where they laid the foundation of this great Nation. We look upon these resources as a heritage...
Page 10 - ... individual ; through countless individuals the fixed species; through many species the genus ; through all genera the steadfast type ; through all the kingdoms of organized life the eternal unity. Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Page 12 - conservation" should be among the departmental titles because it represents a major purpose of our Government today. We therefore recommend that the name of the Department of the Interior be changed to Department of Conservation. In accordance with these recommendations, the operating divisions of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government would be as follows: Department of State.
Page 20 - I have passed several times over this ground and ever observed it with the greatest attention; and I can positively assert that the distance he fired from at us was full 400...