Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #409 – Nov 25, 2016

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Jim-Schmid-Lower-Cadillac-Trail-workday-Tallahassee-FL-10-14-2007

….volunteerism is not a fad but a viable, long term solution to providing many recreation services. The success and importance of volunteer activities today are far exceeded by their potential for the future. Volunteer programs require a great deal of effort to initiate and sustain, and they are not free. However, when approached properly, these programs can have broad long term benefits that far outweigh costs.

—ROGER MOORE, Appalachian Mountain Club, in President’s Commission on Americans Outdoors, Report and Recommendations to the President of the United States, 1986


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #168 – March 29, 2016

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Wall-of-trail-signs-Columbia-SC-2000

The AMC [Appalachian Mountain Club] is an association of volunteers organized to cultivate public respect for the environment and to provide opportunities for enjoyment of its natural beauty and for wise stewardship of its use [AMC Purpose and Goals].

—APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB, 1983


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #74 – December 26, 2015

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Sandra-Schmid-hiking-at-Catalina-State-Park-Tucson-AZ-1993

Ten years ago…the job of the Trail Crew was to make passage through the mountains easier for the people who hiked. Now the main concern of the Trail Crew is to lessen the impact on the environment that great numbers of people make.

—APPALACHIAN MOUNTAIN CLUB trail crew leader, 1971


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