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That Wild Country (read online) AUTHOR Mark Kenyon

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From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes America’s public lands Every American is a public land owner inheritor to the largest public land trust in the world These vast expanses provide a home to wildlife populations a vital source of cl. This is an elegy for our public lands in America that are slowly being consumedTrashGraffitiInfluencersEncroachmentIn many ways we are loving our public lands 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 lands safe We trample poppies 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 post This book dives into the history of why public lands are so cherished and necessary in the United States and how the author likes to use them He emphasizes that even in this crazy digital world we are in it is possible to disconnect completelyI like the idea of being able to remove myself from the modern and reconnect to the past and to nature It is The Homelanders (The Homelanders, reflection on the past and future battles over our most Lila and Alex short story. X-Rated. revered landscapes America’s public lands Every American is a public land owner inheritor to the largest public land trust in the world These vast expanses provide a home to wildlife populations a vital source of cl. This is an elegy for our public lands in America that are slowly being consumedTrashGraffitiInfluencersEncroachmentIn many ways we are loving our public lands 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 lands safe We trample poppies and climb fences Public lands are suffering from this and changingThis book is a Burning Attraction remembrance of what escapism is all about What it is for The lands are for getting away not for your next post This book dives into the history of why public lands are so cherished and necessary in the United States and how the author likes to use them He emphasizes that even in this crazy digital world we are in it is possible to disconnect completelyI like the idea of being able to The Numbers Game remove myself from the modern and Tall man riding. reconnect to the past and to nature It is

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That Wild Country

Ean air and water and a haven for recreationSince its inception however America’s public land system has been embroiled in controversy caught in the push and pull 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. Wow This is a wonderful book extolling the beauty of our public lands 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 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 to protect our p

Mark Kenyon ¼ 3 review

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 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 landscap. A must read for anyone who uses public lands BLM National forests national parks etc This was the perfect mix of adventure stories and history of our 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 for public 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 The Big Golden Book of Poetry readers on an intimate tour of the wondrous wild and public places that are a uniuely profound and endangered part of the American landscap. A must Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, reading this It was eye opening to Homewrecker really interesting to see all the work that those in the past have done for us to be able to enjoy it


10 thoughts on “That Wild Country

  1. says:

    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 everyo

  2. says:

    This historic overview of our national public lands was a great readAs a seventy year old female nature lover and birder I was unsure if I woul

  3. says:

    This is an elegy for our public lands in America that are slowly being consumedTrashGraffitiInfluencersEncroachmentIn many ways we are loving our public lands to death We are desperate to prove that we did something or that we went so

  4. says:

    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 lands are worth fighting for and details the battles we and our forefathers have fough

  5. says:

    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 Grea

  6. says:

    Wow This is a wonderful book extolling the beauty of our public lands and advocating passionately for all of us to protect our incred

  7. says:

    A must read for anyone who uses public lands BLM National forests national parks etc This was the perfect mix of

  8. says:

    DNF at page 89 plus some skipping around Just too much travelogue and not enough public land information Kenyon a hunter and outdoor enthusiast from Michigan argues in support of federally owned public lands Unfortunately he seems to lump anyone who doesn't espouse his view in with Cliven Bundy and his radical followers

  9. says:

    An informative and soul grabbing account of our public landI love the outdoors; but wouldn’t have called myself

  10. says:

    I’m a kindred soul when it comes to protecting and enjoying our public lands Mark Kenyon a fellow Michigander alternated

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