Easy To Be Green

National Wildlife helps families to love nature

George and Alice Scheil never thought they were reunion types. That was before they attended their first National Wildlife Federation Conservation Summit. Since 1972 the Raytown, Mo., couple has attended 24 N.W.F. summits. This summer will be No. 25. They've scouted for loons in Nova Scotia and hiked their way through Estes Park, Colo., with their children and grandchildren. After all that, they can't imagine a more enlightening way to spend seven days in July. "Once we got hooked, we got hooked," says George Scheil, 74. "It's an excellent program, especially for families with young children. Because that's when you want...

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