"Live simply so that others may simply live." -- Gandhi
"The long fight to save wild beauty represents democracy at its best. It requires citizens to practice the hardest of virtues -- self-restraint." -- Edwin Way Teale
"What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, men would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts soon happens to the man. All things are connected." -- Chief Seattle
"I now suspect that just as a deer herd lives in mortal fear of its wolves, so does a mountain live in mortal fear of its deer. And perhaps with better cause, for while a buck pulled down by wolves can be replaced in two or three years, a range pulled down by too many deer may fail of replacement in as many decades." -- Aldo Leopold
"I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own." -- Andy Warhol.
"We stand guard over works of art, but species representing the work of eons are stolen from under our noses." -- Aldo Leopold
"If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen." -- Henry David Thoreau
"After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on -- and have found that none of these finally satisfies... what remains? Nature remains." -- Walt Whitman.
"In the end we will conserve only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will understand only what we are taught." -- Baba Dioum
"Celebrate Earth Day every day." -- John Denver, 1990.
Send questions and comments to Dr. Scott Shalaway, 2222 Fish Ridge Road, Cameron, WV 26033 or via my website, http://scottshalaway.googlepages.com