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Laura Bush encourages landowners to preserve natural habitats

The Midland Reporter-Telegram - March 1, 2013

Former first lady Laura Bush on Friday encouraged ranchers and farmers to find their own playas and keep them as a natural habitat for wildlife in the area. Bush was the luncheon speaker at the first Jenna Welch Nature Study Center playa symposium. The symposium at the Petroleum Club included a panel of a varietyRead More

Laura Bush moved to tears in S.A. speech

The San Antonio Express News - January 26, 2013

Former first lady Laura Bush choked back tears at an environmental summit here Friday as she talked about looking forward to spreading a blanket on the grass and pointing out constellations in the night sky to her grandchild. It’s something her mother had done with her and it helped instill a deep appreciation of nature,Read More

Laura Bush Op-Ed: Instill love of nature in children

The San Antonio Express News - January 24, 2013

January 24, 2013 by Mrs. Laura Bush Some of my earliest memories are of the Texas outdoors. In Midland, my first playgrounds were vacant lots covered with mesquite trees. In the summers, I would travel west, to visit my grandparents on the outskirts of El Paso, gazing out upon the Rio Grande River and theRead More