U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Region


Posting our #WednesdayWisdom on this Friday, May 27, so we can say, “Happy Birthday, Rachel Carson!” May 27, 2016 marks the 109th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson.

Who said “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children?” Attribution of this quote seems less important than to acknowledge it as a universal conservation message delivered by so many of our conservation heroes.

We’re commemorating today’s historic announcement that Harriet Tubman is replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with this week’s Wednesday Wisdom.