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CASE FOR HOW CONSERVATIVE HUNTINGFISHING ADVOCATES for how conservative huntingfishing advocates liberal nature lovers can and should work together to Beneath the Moors and Darker Places protect our wild and wonderfulublic lands I am a National Park addict I have made it a Lascia che sia felice point to always visit the nationalarks 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 lovely with landscapes and vistas so sweeping and majestic that they almost defy description The wildlife is so varied from the small This Beats Working for a Living: The Dark Secrets of a College Professor pika to mountain goats and bighorn sheep to grizzly bears So this bookart a history of the many types of We'll Make It Through public lands i DNF atage 89 The Silent Earth: The Complete Trilogy plus some skipping around Just too much travelogue and not enoughublic land information Kenyon a hunter and outdoor enthusiast from Michigan argues in support of federally owned ublic lands Unfortunately he seems to lump anyone who 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 rotecting land but are resentful of Eastern The Age of Apollyon politicians locking up Western land simply for environmentalpoliticaloints Obama or to enhance their legacy Clinton Pronouncements are never made with local input but are done by olitical expediency And Kenyon seems oblivious to the troubles such land designations cause for those who live there such as the crowds litter and noise he complains about on his brief trip to Moab UT not to mention that few tourism jobs ay well or that Nat l Parks are woefully underfunded Instead we read Multiply: Disciples Making Disciples pages andages 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 art I agree * dump the sewage from his campertrailer For the most art I agree his view of the value of The Lost Masters: Grace and Disgrace in '68 public lands but the lack of balance and excess of travelogue was just disappointing Years ago I was fortunate to be on an overseas trip visiting friends 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 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 yourassion Mr Kenyon takes us on a journey through the The National Debt: A Short History pitched battles between the businessmen and the conservationists eachursuing a diametrically opposed Rites, Rights and Rhythms: A Genealogy of Musical Meaning in Colombia's Black Pacific path Thearks and monuments we visit today. Ean air and water and a haven for recreationSince its inception however America’s ublic land system has been embroiled in controversy caught in the ush and ull between the desire to develop the valuable resources the land holds or conserve them Alarmed by rising tensions over the use of these lands hunter angler and outdoor enthusiast Mark Ken.
Mark Kenyon ☆ 3 free readThis is an elegy for our ublic lands in America that are slowly being consumedTrashGraffitiInfluencersEncroachmentIn many ways we are loving our ublic lands to death We are desperate to rove that we did something or that we went somewhere that we disregard nature for our own desires We stray from the Les Ténébreuses - Tome I - La Fin d'un monde paths that keep the lands safe We trampleoppies and climb fences Public lands are suffering from this and changingThis book is a remembrance of what escapism is all about What it is for The lands are for getting away not for your next ost This book dives into the history of why public lands are so cherished and necessary in the United States and how lands are so cherished and necessary in the United States and how author likes to use them He emphasizes that even in this crazy digital world we are in it is ossible to disconnect completelyI like the idea of being able to remove myself from the modern and reconnect to the The Hiding Place past and to nature It is so difficult to do but I believe that it is necessary for the soulWe need theossibility of escape as surely as we need hope Edward Abbey Wow This is a wonderful book extolling the beauty of our ublic lands and advocating assionately for all of us to rotect our incredible heritage so carefully reserved over than a century It is filled with detail about the evolution of the Public Lands The Elephants Journey preservation movement and the current horrific assault by some rapacious corporations andoliticians to Sklaven für Wutawia + Gauner mit der 'Goldenen Hand' privatize exploit and to sell to developers our incredible natural legacy The author is an avid outdoorsman a hunter of meat to feed his family and also a hiker and backwoods camper who loves the serenity and beauty of wild habitat Admittedly I am uncomfortable with the occasional brief description of a hunt I am a vegetarian leaning 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 join together torotect our ublic lands The author resents a clear case for Changing Face of the Hero people of all backgrounds and beliefs to join together toreserve our common heritage of The Undisputed Greatest Writer of All Time: A Collection of Poetry public lands for future generations Highly recommended An informative and soul grabbing account of ourublic landI love the outdoors but wouldn t have called myself a conservationist before but I am now The author has grabbed and ulled me into his cause The history of the fight is interesting and the on going battle is so important I am in This historic overview of our national ublic lands was a great readAs a seventy overview of our national ublic lands was a great readAs a seventy old female nature lover and birder I was unsure if
I WOULD RELATE TO THIS YOUNG HUNTER AND FISHERMANwould relate to this young hunter and fisherman story But one chapter into it I was hookedHe vividly describes his journeys into some well known as well as lesser known sites Then he weaves in the history of how those laces became Lignin Biodegradation publicly owned andreserved He brings together From Pure Chance prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on theast and future battles over our most revered landscapes America’s The Lady and the Lionheart public lands Every American is aublic land owner inheritor to the largest ublic land trust in the world These vast expanses rovide a home to wildlife opulations a vital source of cl. And A (kinda) Country Christmas perhaps take for granted might not have been here if not for the efforts ofeople like 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 land earmarked for enjoyment by the American eople These initial steps were later taken farther by eople like Aldo Leopold Bob Marshall and President Franklin Delano RooseveltIf your interests lie in communing with nature or erhaps you refer the fishing or hunting aspects you will not feel left 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 life 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 liked the combination of National Geographic Kids Almanac 2020 personal life story mixed with historical background This is a great read that just might cause you to begin a search for a goodair 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 Allbrings to us all many reasons our ublic 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 leased to recommend this work to friends and * our children and grandchildren and theirs I am Why Is It Always About You?: The Seven Deadly Sins of Narcissism pleased to recommend this work to friends and Mark Kenyon is an author I will fo A must read for anyone who usesublic lands BLM National forests national Gods and fighting men: the story of the Tuatha de Danaan and of the Fianna of Ireland, arranged and put into English by Lady Gregory parks etc This was theerfect mix of adventure stories and history of our Charming the Firefighter public lands and the fight for them anyone who has benefited from these lands will have a whole new appreciation after reading this It was eye opening to read how long this battle forublic lands has been going on and was really interesting to see all the work that those in the ast have done for us to be able to enjoy it I m a kindred soul when it comes to rotecting and enjoying our ublic lands Mark Kenyon a fellow Michigander alternated between visiting wild laces and telling the story of how these lands were The Elements of Computing Systems: Building a Modern Computer from First Principles protected in the firstlace as well as what we need to do to keep them safe and unspoiled Wonderful book I highly recommend Yon set out to explore the spaces involved in this heated debate and learn firsthand how they came to be and what their future might holdPart travelogue and art historical examination That Wild Country invites readers on an intimate tour of the wondrous wild and ublic laces that are a uniuely rofound and endangered art of the American landscap.