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    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 thin

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    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 would relate to this young hunter and fisherman's story But one chapter into it I was hookedHe vividly

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    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 remembra

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    I received a free electronic copy of this excellent history of America's Public Lands on December 5 2019 from Ne

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    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 Great Smoky Mountains NP But I think that Glacier NP has to run a close second this jewel of Western Mon

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    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 corpor

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    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

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    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 without delv

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    An informative and soul grabbing account of our public landI love the outdoors; but wouldn’t have called myself a conservationist before but I am now The author has grabbed and pulled me into his cause The history of the f

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    I’m a kindred soul when it comes to protecting and enjoying our public lands Mark Kenyon a fellow Michigander alternated between visiting wild places and telling the story of how these lands were protected in the first p

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review Ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ó Mark Kenyon

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. 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 fought to keep this important heritage for our children and grandchildren and theirs I am pleased to recommend this work to friends and family Mark Kenyon is an author I will followThis is a must read for all ages For hunters fishermen adventure filmmakers and writers mountain bikers skiers backpackers and RVers for people looking for a picnic spot to those with a summer to spend in the wilds This is a go to for finding your favorite place the spot that you know in your soul you need to find peace or to share with a loved one Kenyon covers all the greats and many of the not so great parks for those of us seeking solitude and the blessings of wilderness He also defines all the past proponents of our national parks forests Wilderness parks BLM and monuments from Teddy Roosevelt Edward Abby Wallace Stegner to modern nature lovers like this author Randy Newberg Peter Metcalf Rose Marcario of Patagonia and corporations like Patagonia REI and Cabela This is a battle we will lose if we don t stand together And it is a dirty fight Always check your sources before you believe what you read and especially before you donate Those seeking to move federal lands to state control or private sale can throw unlimited funds into the fight We can t match them a dollar per dollar We need to make every penny of our hard won money count This is not a political party issue but a concerted effort to keep irreplaceable wild America as it is I will end with a uote Kenyon shared from Yvon Chouinard the founder of Patagonia They say that hunters and tree huggers can t get together That s BS The only way we re going to get anything done is to work together And remember that if they can t buy the lands they can cut the funding until there is nothing left to save Just look at what happened to our parks especially Joshua Tree National Park over the last Federal budget shutdown pub date Dec 1 2019rec Dec 5 2019Publisher Little AReviewed on December 17 2019 at Goodreads Netgalley Smile BarnesNoble and BookBub Not available for review on Kobo or GooglePlay

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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 Vengeance Road (Torpedo Ink involved Pantaleon y Las Visitadoras 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 Ni Un Jefe Más. Quiero tener mi negocio y ser mi propio jefe. Secretos para independizarse: Cómo un Emprendedor Exitoso. Cómo crear una empresa exitosa. Cómo emprender e iniciar un negocio rentable invites readers on an No Limits (No existen Límites cuando se cree en uno mismo) 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 Captain Wentworths Persuasion interesting to see all the work that those Canu Cynnar in the past have done for us to be able to enjoy La bondad de los extraños it

review Ë eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ó Mark Kenyon

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 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 would relate to this young hunter and fisherman s 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 places became publicly owned and preserved He brings together the political battles and challenges in a meaningful wayEvery person who loves our National Parks and other natural areas should read this book He makes a great case for how conservative huntingfishing advocates and liberal nature lovers can and should work together to protect our wild and wonderful public lands