Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks

Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks

William C. Tweed


In this provocative jogging meditation, author and previous park ranger William Tweed takes us to California’s excellent excessive Sierra to find a brand new imaginative and prescient for our nationwide parks as they technique their a hundredth anniversary. Tweed, who labored one of the Sierra Nevada’s enormous peaks and massive timber for greater than thirty years, has now hiked greater than two hundred miles alongside California’s John Muir path in a private look for solutions: How will we handle the weather switch we're seeing even now—in melting glaciers in Glacier nationwide Park, altering wet seasons on Mt Rainer, and extra fireplace within the West’s iconic parks. may still we intrude the place we will to maintain biodiversity? should still the parks in simple terms turn into surroundings museums that express well-known landscapes and species? Asking how we will be able to make those fantastic parks correct for the following iteration, Tweed, via his trip, finally indicates why we needs to do exactly that.

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