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The Source of All that Sustains Us

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2015
Author: 
Elisabeth Ptak

The author and wilderness advocate Wallace Stegner called national parks “The best idea we ever had. Absolutely American. Absolutely democratic. They reflect us at our best rather than at our worst.” Who could disagree?

Articles

All in the Family

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2015
Author: 
Kirsten Ferguson

In four families, a love of the land connects multiple generations of conservation advocates.

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Rid-All: Recreating the Canvas of Urban America

Author: 
Sheila McGrory-Klyza

Cleveland’s “Forgotten Triangle” was once an isolated, dangerous dumping ground. It was also the childhood home to three men who would leave to find success and later return to save it.

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Natural Ingredients for Higher Test Scores

Author: 
Sheila McGrory-Klyza

Right next door to the second largest city in the U.S. lies the 1,400-acre Palos Verdes Nature Preserve, where Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is connecting at-risk youth in nearby Los Angeles to nature.

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Food and Water

Author: 
Shelia McGrory-Klyza

Want local food? Want food security? Then lets conserve the farm and ranch lands where food grows. Want clean water? Then lets preserve natural landscapes to store and filter it.

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Return of a Sacred Site

Author: 
Sheila McGrory-Klyza and Christina Soto

As the sun set on a stormy July evening over Taos, New Mexico, tribal officials and traditional dancers lined up for the grand entry to the Taos Pueblo Powwow.