On Presidents Day make sure that you take a moment to reflect on one of the greatest presidents and champions of America’s natural beauty, Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. He was one of the most influential presidents ever to be in the office in regards to protecting and enhancing America’s plethora of natural wonders. Not with standing his efforts in politics, the economy, American rights and his far from standard foreign policy, he excelled at watching out for and protecting America’s natural beauty.
Here are just a few of his contributions that made such an impact on America’s natural beauty. He helped to make sure Yellowstone was reserved and protected from industrial interests. He created the Pelican Island Bird Reservation to fend off the extinction of the birds there whose feathers were used for hats. Created more than 50 animal refuges nationwide through his long . . . → Read More at Camp Out Colorado: Recognize Theodore Roosevelt on Presidents Day