Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #284 – July 23, 2016



For the want of a trail, the finest white pine forests in the United States were laid waste and scores of lives lost (speaking of the big fire of 1910).

—GIFFORD PINCHOT, first Chief of the US Forest Service, (1905-10), 1865–1946

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