The biggest challenge is how to affect public attitudes and make people care.
The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.
The other thing is quality of life; if you have a place where you can go and have a picnic with your family, it doesn't matter if it's a recession or not, you can include that in your quality of life.
The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it.
Almost all of the social tragedies occurring around the world today are caused by ignoring the basic biological laws of nature... The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it.
Our challenge for the future is that we realize we are very much a part of the earth's ecosystem, and we must learn to respect and live according to the basic biological laws of nature.
I remember very much there in Falls Church there was a creek that was flowing down into 4 Mile Run. I believe it's now covered up where it goes under Columbia Street. I found a whole family of weasels down there.
Sooner or later we've got to tie the saving of the natural world to our own public welfare.
According to Johnny Carson, I was the guy who Marlon sent out to do all the dirty work.
Somali is turning into a desert. Rwanda, you can hardly find a place to plant a potato, it's so crowded.
That's really the challenge of this century, to develop spokespeople.
The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry.
My father being an outdoors person, he used to take us on quite a few adventures thorugh the wild areas down there, introducing us to alligators and rattlesnakes and all the trees and plants.