Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #654 – July 28, 2017

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The national parks belong to everyone. To the people. To all of us. The government keeps saying so and maybe, in this one case at least, the government is telling the truth. Hard to believe, but possible.

—EDWARD ABBEY, US Environmental Advocate, 1927–89


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