“The reason to preserve wilderness is that we need it. We need wilderness of all kinds, large and small, public and private. We need to go now and again into places where our work is disallowed, where our hopes and plans have no standing. We need to come into the presence of the unqualified and … Continue reading Preservation

Breaking Up of the Ice

“But days even earlier than these in April have a charm, — even days that seem raw and rainy…. There is a fascination in walking through these bare early woods, — there is such a pause of preparation, winter’s work is so cleanly and thoroughly done. Everything is taken down and put away…. All else … Continue reading Breaking Up of the Ice