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all the past proponents of our national parks forests Wilderness parks BLM and monuments from Teddy Roosevelt Edward Abby the past proponents of our national parks forests Wilderness parks BLM and monuments from Teddy Roosevelt Edward Abby Stegner to modern nature overs Stepdog like this author Randy Newberg Peter Metcalf Rose Marcario of Patagonia and corporationsike Patagonia REI and Cabela This is a battle we will Another Way Home lose if we don t stand together And it is a dirty fight Always check your sources before you believe what you read and especially before you donate Those seeking to move federalands to state control or private sale can throw unlimited funds into the fight We can t match them a dollar per dollar We need to make every penny of our hard won money count This is not a political party issue but a concerted effort to keep irreplaceable wild America as it is I will end with a uote Kenyon shared from Yvon Chouinard the founder of Patagonia They say that hunters and tree huggers can t get together That s BS The only way we re going to get anything done is to work together And remember that if they can t buy the ands they can cut the funding until there is nothing eft to save Just ook at what happened to our parks especially Joshua Tree National Park over the ast Federal budget shutdown pub date Dec 1 2019rec Dec 5 2019Publisher Little AReviewed on December 17 2019 at Goodreads Netgalley Smile BarnesNoble and BookBub Not available for review on Kobo or GooglePlay A must read for anyone who uses public Bill Veeck's Crosstown Classic (Chicago Shorts) lands BLM National forests national parks etc This was the perfect mix of adventure stories and history of our publicands and the fight for them anyone who has benefited from these Antarctica lands will have a whole new appreciation after reading this It was eye opening to read howong this battle for public Beyond the Laboratory: Scientists as Political Activists in 1930s America lands has been going on and was really interesting to see all the work that those in the past have done for us to be able to enjoy it I m a kindred soul when it comes to protecting and enjoying our publicands Mark Kenyon a fellow Michigander alternated between visiting wild places and telling the story of how these ands were protected in the first place as well as what we need to do to keep them safe and unspoiled Wonderful book I highly recommend it This is an elegy for our public ands in America that are slowly being consumedTrashGraffitiInfluencersEncroachmentIn many ways we are Cartesian Questions: Method and Metaphysics loving our publicands to death We are desperate to prove that we did something or that we went somewhere that we disregard nature for our own desires We stray from the paths that keep the ands safe We trample poppies and climb fences Public ands are suffering from this and changingThis book is a remembrance of what escapism is all about What it is for The ands are for getting away not for your next post
THIS BOOK DIVES INTO THE HISTORY OF WHY PUBLIC book dives into the history of why public are so cherished and necessary in the United States and how the author ikes to use them He emphasizes that even in this crazy digital world we are in it is possible to disconnect completelyI ike the idea of being able to remove myself from the modern and reconnect to the past and to nature It is so difficult to do but I believe that it is necessary for the soulWe need the possibility of escape as surely as we need hope Edward Abbey Wow This is a wonderful book extolling the beauty of our public ands and advocating passionately for all of us to protect our incredible heritage so carefully preserved over than a century It is filled with detail about the evolution of the Public Lands preservation movement and the current horrific assault by some rapacious corporations and politicians to privatize exploit and to sell to developers our incredible natural The Rise and Fall of the New Deal Order, 1930-1980 legacy The author is an avid outdoorsman a hunter of meat to feed his family and also a hiker and backwoods camper whooves the serenity and beauty of wild habitat Admittedly I am uncomfortable with the occasional brief description of a hunt I am a vegetarian eaning toward vegan yet I unuestionably have an admiration for this man who *writes so beautifully about his forays into the wilderness and advocates so elouently for everyone to *so beautifully about his forays into the wilderness and advocates so elouently for everyone to together to protect our public ands The author presents a clear case for people of all backgrounds and beliefs to join together to preserve our common heritage of public ands for future generations Highly recommended An informative and soul grabbing account of our public andI ove the outdoors but wouldn t have called myself a conservationist before but I am now The author has grabbed and pulled me into his cause The history of the fight is interesting and the on going battle is so important I am in. Yon set out to explore the spaces involved in this heated debate and earn firsthand how they came to be and what their future might holdPart travelogue and part historical examination That Wild Country invites readers on an intimate tour of the wondrous wild and public places that are a uniuely profound and endangered part of the American andscap. This historic overview of our national public Another Way Home: The Tangled Roots of Race in One Chicago Family lands was *a great readAs a seventy year old female natureover and birder I was unsure if I would relate *great readAs a seventy year old female nature Cezanne a Study of His Development lover and birder I was unsure if I would relate this young hunter and fisherman s story But one chapter into it I was hookedHe vividly describes his journeys into some well known as well asesser known sites Then he weaves in the history of how those
Places Became Publicly Owned And Preserved He Brings Together The became publicly owned and preserved He brings together the battles and challenges in a meaningful wayEvery person who You Owe Me One loves our National Parks and other natural areas should read this book He makes a great case for how conservative huntingfishing advocates andiberal nature Democratic Art: The New Deal's Influence on American Culture lovers can and should work together to protect our wild and wonderful publicands I am a National Park addict I have made it a point to always visit the national parks available to all Americans whenever I m near one My favorite is the one I m closest to and thus have visited the most the Great Smoky Mountains NP But I think that Glacier NP has to run a close second this jewel of Western Montana is so Obsession: An Erotic Tale lovely withandscapes and vistas so sweeping and majestic that they almost defy description The wildlife is so varied from the small pika to mountain goats and bighorn sheep to grizzly bears So this book part a history of the many types of public Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era lands it s not just national parks and how they came into being and how they are managed and part a travelogue and personal journey of the author s through some of America s most pristine places appealed to me on manyevels Some of these are places I ve visited or want to visit while others are places I m unlikely to go and yet I feel richer knowing that they are there for all AmericansAmericans as a nation own an incredible 28% of our Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice land as publicands 640 million acres It s not just national parks but also wildernesses wildlife refuges national forests and other publicly managed Edicts of Asoka lands The author starts with Yellowstone the first national park and first of its kind in the world and traces the development of publicand policy as pro conservation forces Upgrade Soul like Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir were confronted by pro development forces The pendulum swings back and forth over the next 100 years as these two forces continually push and pull the boundaries on how we use our publicands The past few years have been an overall oss for the public as there are forces that want to exploit the resources with ittle regard to what we all Elizabeth I: Translations, 1544-1589 lose This is an important book because Kenyon is not a tree hugger he does hunt and fish and wants to protect the natural areas for those uses The use of publicands can bring together Dolphin Confidential: Confessions of a Field Biologist liberals and conservatives hunters and tree huggers we all should be concerned about ourands It has become a partisan point and it should not be this should concern all of us as Americans This and IS our and unless it is sold or exploited by industryuotes to rememberTeddy Roosevelt Leave it as it is You cannot improve on it The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it What you can do is keep it for your children your children s children and for all who come after you as one of the great sights which every American if he can travel at all should seeMark Twain supposedly once said that history doesn t repeat itself but it often rhymeswild places and resources of America especially its forests shouldn t be monopolized by the rich few but rather conserved for the manyconservation should be defined by managing natural resources to provide the greatest good for the greatest number in the ong runRooseveltcreated 5 national parks 150 national forests than 50 wildlife refuges and 18 national monuments in total than 230 million acres of newly protected ands And he did all of this despite enormous pushback from anti public Imaginary Runner land forcesIn its 9 years of existence it s said that the Civilian Conservation Corps planted between 2 and 3 billion trees cleared 13 thousand miles of hiking trails built than 40 thousand bridges and 3 thousand fire towers helped establish than 700 new state parks made improvements in 94 national parks or monument areas and developed 52 thousand acres of public campgrounds And while all the work happened nearly a century ago many CCC projects are still used todayOctober 2 1968 Theegislation formally established two national scenic trails the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail I had no idea that the AT was this recently establishedthe nation witnessed a rare moment in history when both Democrats and Republicans fought in eual measure to carry the mantle of the environmental movement forwardRather than proposing overt From Cottage to Bungalow: Houses and the Working Class in Metropolitan Chicago, 1869-1929 land salesnow it s Let s cut. From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most reveredandscapes America’s public Fresh Water lands Every American is a publicand owner inheritor to the French Daguerreotypes largest publicand trust in the world These vast expanses provide a home to wildlife populations a vital source of cl. Agency budgets et s impair the value "Of These Lands Let S Not Fund " these ands et s not fund of the management actions et s not fund all of the back Doris Salcedo logged maintenanceet s not give the agencies the money they need to do their work DNF at page 89 plus some skipping around Just too much travelogue and not enough public and information Kenyon a hunter and outdoor enthusiast from Michigan argues in support of
Federally Owned Public Lands Unfortunately He Seems To Lump Anyone owned public ands Unfortunately he seems to ump anyone doesn t espouse his view in with Cliven Bundy and his radical followers without delving into what most Westerners actually think Growing up in Utah I heard the arguments from both sides Most do not disagree with protecting and but are resentful of Eastern politicians Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter's Eye locking up Westernand simply for environmentalpolitical points Obama or to enhance their Grand Illusion: The Third Reich, the Paris Exposition, and the Cultural Seduction of France legacy Clinton Pronouncements are never made withocal input but are done by political expediency And Kenyon seems oblivious to the troubles such and designations cause for those who ive there such as the crowds Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild litter and noise he complains about on his brief trip to Moab UT not to mention that few tourism jobs pay well or that Nat Parks are woefully underfunded Instead we read pages and pages of his driving where he can t get a spot in crowded campgrounds and trying to figure out how to dump the sewage from his campertrailer For the most part I agree with his view of the value of public Hard Bread (Phoenix Poets lands but theack of balance *and excess of travelogue was just disappointing Years ago I was fortunate to be on an overseas trip visiting *excess of travelogue was just disappointing Years ago I was fortunate to be on an overseas trip visiting and taking in the sights of England and Scotland I marveled at the age of buildings sometimes twice as old as the settlement site in Jamestown sadly thinking that we didn t have anything Electromyography for Experimentalists like that in AmericaHow wrong I wasIt is the natural wonders of the world that are there for us to enjoy and Mark Kenyon s book offers a mixture of details that is sure interest everyone If history is your passion Mr Kenyon takes us on a journey through the pitched battles between the businessmen and the conservationists each pursuing a diametrically opposed path The parks and monuments we visit today and perhaps take for granted might not have been here if not for the efforts of peopleike Theodore Roosevelt George Bird Grinnell John Muir and Presidents Harrison Cleveland and McKinley When Roosevelt assumed the Presidency he fought hard for what he believed in extending by millions of acres the federal Forgetful of Their Sex: Female Sanctity and Society, ca. 500-1100 land earmarked for enjoyment by the American people These initial steps wereater taken farther by people ike Aldo Leopold Bob Marshall and President Franklin Delano RooseveltIf your interests ie in communing with nature or perhaps you prefer the fishing or hunting aspects you will not feel eft out Mr Kenyon describes his fishing almost as if it were holy and I am sure to him it is and even as one who does not fish I can understand the essence of what he is feeling Hunting trips are also described although I enjoyed his detailed search to find antlers The author shared that these searches also tell him much of where the deer might be once hunting season commences certainly a huge advantage to those who walk the forests and mountains hunting with a bowI found the mixture of history and ife interesting and entertaining Wherever Mr Kenyon was hiking or fishing or whatever he would interject slices of history before returning to what ever he and his wife or friends were doing This kept the book moving forward and I Wicked Loving Lies liked the combination of personalife story mixed with historical background This is a great read that just might cause you to begin a search for a good pair of hiking boots Five stars I received a free electronic copy of this excellent history of America s Public Lands on December 5 2019 from Netgalley Mark Kenyon and Little A Publishing Thank you all for sharing your hard work with me Kenyon brings to us all the many reasons our public La heredera del mar lands are worth fighting for and details the battles we and our forefathers have fought to keep this important heritage for our children and grandchildren and theirs I am pleased to recommend this work to friends and family Mark Kenyon is an author I will followThis is a must read for all ages For hunters fishermen adventure filmmakers and writers mountain bikers skiers backpackers and RVers for peopleooking for a picnic spot to those with a summer to spend in the wilds This is a go to for finding your favorite place the spot that you know in your soul you need to find peace or to share with a oved one Kenyon covers all the greats and many of the not so great parks for those of us seeking soli. Ean air and water and a haven for recreationSince its inception however America’s public and system has been embroiled in controversy caught in the push and pull between the desire to develop the valuable resources the and holds or conserve them Alarmed by rising tensions over the use of these ands hunter angler and outdoor enthusiast Mark Ken.
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