EP The New conservation Author:Charles J. Griffith, Edward Landin, Karen Jostad Although a half-century has passed since the first great surge of interest in our natural resources, the "time to call a halt" to environmental degradation is still with us. The environmental arena has broadened significantly since the fifty-four public-spirited fishermen first met on January 14, 1922 in the Chicago Athletic Club to establish th... more »e Izaak Walton League of America. The arena has changed but the need for environmental education is printed even more indelibly on the landscape.
Environmental education gives dimension to our appreciation of earth. Environmental practice on the other hand takes us one step beyond learning and appreciation; it is a commitment to personal action. One step is not enough. There is still one more stride to take after William Cullen Bryant's, "Go forth under the open sky, and list to nature's teaching."« less