The Conservation of Natural Resources
Publisher: Findaway Voices
Date: May 2018
Duration: 0 hours 12 minutes
Many consider Theodore Roosevelt to be America's most conservation-minded president. Throughout his presidency, he worked to preserve endangered animals and their habitats. In this 1907 speech to Congress, he states, "The conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem which underlies almost every other problem of our national life." Read this speech to experience Roosevelt's conservationist fervor firsthand.