Libertarian Park Part 2

  This is the second half of a long article of mine which was published in a literary journal last year. It’s the story of an urban oasis of wild things and how I think about places like this – seeing opportunity rather than wasteland.   (Part one Here)   Migratory birds rest and feed […]

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Stewardship

I write a lot on The Dying Fish blog about minimizing government’s role in conservation, rather than thinking of the EPA and state agencies as the only bulwarks against environmental ruin. I also write a good bit about the danger of coming to think of public lands (state game lands, state parks, national forests, etc.) […]

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Food for Thought

I’m just in from a few days of South Carolina rest and relaxation doing the sort of thing I’ve been dreaming of through the recent weeks of dedicated book preparation: wading a slow sandy creek and trying to catch catfish. The outing was for my nephew Stephen as well, a chance for him to escape […]

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Celebrate Renewal

This post may be a “spoiler” for the upcoming book but here it is, a sliver of what we’ll be walking toward when the adventure begins. I don’t believe the news on the environment is all bad news. In fact, there’s a great case to be made for just the opposite: that our natural environment […]

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