CONSERVATION COMMITTEE
Conservation Chair: Suzette Russi

E-mail: gro.nobuduattocserpnull@7d

(928) 717-6010

Some of Suzette’s Favorite Quotes

“We cannot win this battle to save species and environments without forging an emotional bond between ourselves and nature as well – for we will not fight to save what we do not love.”
— Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, science historian

“Like the resource it seeks to protect, wildlife conservation must be dynamic, changing as conditions change, seeking always to become more effective.”
— Rachel Carson (1907-1964) marine biologist, nature writer, environmentalist

“We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.”
— Aldo Leopold (1887 – 1948) author, conservationist, forester, educator

“If I had to choose, I would rather have birds than airplanes.”
— Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-1974) aviator

“Birding, after all, is just a game. Going beyond that is what is important.”
— Roger Tory Peterson (1908 – 1996) artist, author, photographer, educator

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”
— John Muir, (1838 – 1914) essayist, conservationist

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe”
— John Muir (1838 – 1914) essayist, conservationist

“One winter morning the President electrified his nervous Cabinet by bursting into a meeting with, ‘Gentlemen, do you know what has happened this morning?’ They waited with bated breath as he announced, ‘Just now I saw a Chestnut-sided Warbler and this is only February.’ ”
— Corine Roosevelt Robinson (on her brother Theodore Roosevelt) (1861-1933) poet, lecturer, orator