Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks by William C. Tweed,Jonathan B. Jarvis

By William C. Tweed,Jonathan B. Jarvis

during this provocative jogging meditation, author and previous park ranger William Tweed takes us to California’s fantastic excessive Sierra to find a brand new imaginative and prescient for our nationwide parks as they procedure their a centesimal anniversary. Tweed, who labored one of the Sierra Nevada’s monstrous peaks and massive bushes for greater than thirty years, has now hiked greater than two hundred miles alongside California’s John Muir path in a private look for solutions: How will we handle the weather swap we're seeing even now—in melting glaciers in Glacier nationwide Park, altering wet seasons on Mt Rainer, and extra hearth within the West’s iconic parks. should still we interfere the place we will be able to to maintain biodiversity? should still the parks purely develop into atmosphere museums that show recognized landscapes and species? Asking how we will be able to make those significant parks suitable for the following iteration, Tweed, via his trip, finally exhibits why we needs to just do that.

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