Earth Day 2020
Earth Day evokes images of wild places: broad vistas of desert, ocean and mountains.
The Wilderness Act of 1964 defines wilderness as “an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammelled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.”
Earth Day is about protecting these places and keeping them wild.
The raw nature of wilderness and its inherent aesthetic beauty often leave me short of breath, amazed at what I see and grateful for the chance to be a part of it.
In the wilderness is freedom. There is no one to tell you what to do. Knowing these untrammled places are there, and that you can go visit them is integral to sanity, to survival. They say that wilderness can heal a person and I believe it’s true.
Pictures speak words, they say…