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Conservation Efforts of Teddy Roosevelt

Conservation Efforts of Teddy Roosevelt

In his historic speech at Osawatomie, Kansas, on August 31, 1910, Teddy Roosevelt passionately spoke about his thoughts on conservation. He stated, “I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.” Roosevelt’s progressive ideas regarding conservation have led the United States in awareness of the need to preserve our planet for following generations. In the following site, readers can learn and peruse pictures surrounding the conservation legacy left to the United States by this revolutionary and his actions as president. Included are quotes and speeches that lay out Roosevelt's philosophy of conservation.

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