This Month in
October 2, 1922 – Aldo Leopold proposes 1 million acre Gila Wilderness.
October 25, 1923 – Carlsbad Caverns National Monument is officially
October 31, 1982 – Yates Petroleum Company illegally bulldozes a road into the Salt Creek Wilderness, near Roswell, New Mexico.
Conservation Quote of the Week
“For if one link in nature’s chain might be lost, another might be lost, until the
whole of things will vanish by piecemeal.”
– Thomas Jefferson