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November 2023
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Sir: … You told precisely the story that the National Audubon Society has been preaching: that conservation is no less than the battle to keep our planet livable and its environment worth living in. Articles like yours can help alert America, and conservation organizations like ours can help point the way for citizen action.

As a native Kentuckian, I was particularly interested in your story on my old friend and former student Harry Caudill and his fight to curb strip mining and to save the beautiful Red River Gorge— two fights in which the National Audubon Society and its Kentucky chapters have been deeply involved.

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