National Geographic : 1935 Jul
© National Geographic Society Finlay Photograph byEdwin L.Wisherd "AND NEVER MORE THE RUNNING FLAME SHALL SCAR THESE TIMBERED HILLS" An autumn panorama near Williamsport recalls the words of a poet, Douglas Malloch. Here conservation hasmet with much success, although his idealistic phrase has not been literally fulfilled. With the slogan, " Prevent Forest Fires, It Pays," the State isconducting astrenuous educational program. Among the causes of fires it lists lightning, spontaneous combustion, incendiarism, railroad operation, lumbering activities, and brush burning.