Proclamation, January 15, 1926

April 21, 2021

Purpose: To adjust the boundaries of the Shasta National Forest Date: January 15, 1926 (Original document available here) WHEREAS, since the issuance of the proclamation of June 19, 1912, the boundaries of the Shasta National Forest, in California, have been changed through transfer from the Lassen National Forest and through exclusion of a small area by […]

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Proclamation, March 3, 1926

April 20, 2021

Purpose: To proclaim and celebrate American Forest Week Date: March 3, 1926 (Original document available here) In again proclaiming American Forest Week it is fitting that, while giving full weight to the evils resulting from impoverished forests and idle land, I should lay stress upon the outward spread of forestry in industrial practice and land usage. Too […]

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Proclamation, September 30, 1925

April 13, 2021

Purpose: Change in the boundaries of several National Forests and the transfer of a portion of the Angeles National Forest to the Morongo Indians. Date: September 30, 1925 (Original document available here) Whereas, it appears that the public good will be promoted by excluding from the Angeles National Forest, in California, certain areas and temporarily withdrawing the […]

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Calvin Coolidge Says, April 23, 1931

December 3, 2020

Date: April 23, 1923 Location: Northampton, MA (Original document available here) The old question of conservation of natural resources has become acute again in the inverted form of overproduction. The same producing interests which formerly looked with disfavor on conservation as a limitation on the use of their property regardless of its becoming exhausted are now […]

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