These are our big thinkers in the world. This is a highly regarded group. People selected for this group means that they are respected by their peers and by the White House.

We were estimating about $700,000, so we're quite a bit over what we thought we were going to get. We all know what happened to the tourism industry after Sept. 11. Since then, we've been building up again. Now we're almost at pre-Sept. 11 levels.

Those places are visited by people from all over the world. They are beautiful. They are gorgeous. A lot of Europeans come to Pasco for those facilities.

Once we begin to look at and appreciate the natural landscape that existed here before, we as a society become more inclined to want to protect it. Understanding where you live, and having an appreciation for where you live, translates into protecting where you live.