"In dreams begin responsibilities" -- Delmar Schwartz
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -- Theodore Roosevelt

Questions? Email robertlovett@hotmail.com

Our mission has been expanded to include all conifer species
at the Angelina and Alder Springs Units.

"I have noticed in my life that all men have a liking for some special animal, tree, plant or spot of earth. If men would pay more attention to these preferences and seek what is best to do in order to make themselves worthy...they might have dreams which would purify their lives."
-- Brave Buffalo, Sioux, "By the Power of Their Dreams" in The Cloistered Walk, by Kathleen Norris

"For we cannot command nature except by obeying her." -- Francis Bacon, Novum Organum (1620)

"It is very healthy to work." -- Geronimo (in a letter to his wives, son and daughter)

Sunrise at Alder Springs Unit

"Nights candles are burnt out, and jocund day stands tip-toe on misty mountaintops."
-- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

Sugar Pine at Alder Springs Unit

"The gods, that mortal beauty chase, Still in a tree did end their race."
-- Andrew Marvel, The Garden

Pond at Pearson Creek Unit

Pond at Angelina Unit

"Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep" -- William Shakespeare, Henry VI

"...we can grow up with trees and I see them change with us. Since they outlive us,
they can connect us with the future..."
-- Bernd Heinrich, The Trees in My Forest

Site last updated 2-5-2002

This Website Collaboratively Maintained by:

Steve ("thousand monkeys") Pierson
Arboretum de Villardebelle 
 Robert  (computer impaired & undeterred) Lovett  (417) 887-9971

Scientific guidance from Sequoia and Whitepine

Return to Homepage