Watchers at the Pond Author:Franklin Russell Last Paragraph of Introduction — "This book will show you that the world you live in is a rich and wonderful place and it will also show you how little we know about it. If we are good gardeners and tend the world well, we will prosper. If we indulge in the bad husbandry we are indulging in now, the world will wither and fade-and we will fade wit... more »h it. At the moment our bad stewardship of the world is storing up for us something infinitely more frightening than an atomic war. So read this book and learn. Learn that even a pond is important."