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An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. "A fight is going on inside me," he said to the boy.

"It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil—he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego." He continued, "The other is good—he is joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith. The same fight is going on inside you—and inside every other person, too."

The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, "Which wolf will win?"

The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one you feed."

First People - The Legends. Cherokee Legend of Two Wolves. November 16, 2004. [accessed April 7, 2012].

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Prince George’s County, Maryland, Champion Tree Tour

See and learn about Prince George’s tallest residents on M-NCPPC’s and Prince George’s Forestry Board for the Prince George’s County Champion Tree Tour on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., beginning at the Prince George’s County Equestrian Center at 14900 Pennsylvania Avenue, Upper Marlboro.

Registration is $20 and seating is limited to 60 people.  Participants must RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19 by sending the check to Prince George’s County Forestry Board , Attn: Steve Darcey , 5301 Marlboro Race Track Rd. #100 , Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. Please include your contact info, phone number and email, with your check.

Those who register for the tour will get a guided bus tour of 10 to 11 champion trees, noted for their height, spread and canopy.  The national champion American Holly will be included in the tour as well as the state champion Swamp White Oak and Persimmon.   They will also receive a copy of the new Prince George’s County Tree Champion book along with a willow oak seedling.

For more information, contact Chris Garrett, M-NCPPC Senior Park Ranger at 301-627-7755.

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