Proceedings of the American Forestry Congress ..., Issue 7

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American Forestry Association, 1889 - Forests and forestry
 

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Page 6 - This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any annual meeting.
Page 21 - ... work. Such a holiday will be an attractive occasion of social enjoyment and improvement. The parents should be persuaded to approve and patronize the plan. It tends to fraternize the people of a district, when they thus meet on common ground, and young and old work together for a common object, where all differences of rank, or sect, or party, are forgotten. The plantings and improvements thus made will be sure to be protected.
Page 14 - To the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled: Your memorialists, the...
Page 22 - ... or pits, and then to observe the wonderful miracles which the tree-life they have started is working out before them. What interest and profit, what growth of mind and heart they will gain as they watch the mysterious forces of these living germs, their marvelous assimilating power, carrying on a curious chemistry in their underground laboratory, linked with the mysterious apparatus of the leaves above, transforming coarse earth and even offensive filth into living forms of surpassing beauty...
Page 21 - Those talks on this subject which, Superintendent Peaslee says, were the most interesting and profitable lessons the pupils of Cincinnati ever had in a single day occupied only the morning of arbor day, the afternoon being given to the practical work. Such talks will lead our youth to admire...
Page 21 - Thus taught they will wish to plant and protect trees, and find in their own happy experience that there is a peculiar pleasure in the parentage of trees, whether forest, fruit, or ornamental, a pleasure that never cloys, but grows with their growth.
Page 22 - ... there is nothing more ennobling than the consciousness of doing something for future generations, which may prove a growing benefaction in coming years — a better monument than any in bronze or marble. The trees which children plant around the homestead and watch from seed to shoot, from bud to limb, and from flower to fruit, will be increasingly prized with a sentiment of companionship and almost of kinship as they grow into living memorials of happy, youthful days. Thus, the educating influences...
Page 5 - The Treasurer shall have charge of all funds, and pay out the same on the direction of the Executive Committee.
Page 30 - That the summer flow of the Adirondack rivers has decreased within the memory of men now living, from 30 to 50 per cent. Many of the small streams which a quarter of a century ;igo were abundantly supplied with water during the entire summer, are now dry during many months.
Page 21 - Many hands will make merry, as well as light, work. Such a holiday will be an attractive occasion of social enjoyment and improvement. The parents should be persuaded to approve and patronize the plan. It tends to fraternize the people of a district when they thus meet on common ground and young and old work together for a common object...

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