Mountains Without Handrails, Reflections on the National Parks
University of Michigan Press, 1980 - 152 pagina's
Focusing on the long-standing and bitter battles over recreational use of our national parklands, Joseph L. Sax proposes a novel scheme for the protection and management of America's national parks. Drawing upon the most controversial disputes of recent years---Yosemite National Park, the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon, and the Disney plan for California's Mineral King Valley---Sax boldly unites the rich and diverse tradition of nature writing into a coherent thesis that speaks directly to the dilemma of the parks.
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This was a good read. Sax argues that national parks need to be managed with a goal of preservation in mind, regardless of demand for resource damaging recreation. He makes the point that people miss ... Volledige recensie lezen