⋺ Reading 溺 Our National Parks: A campaign for the preservation of wilderness for kids ࠎ Kindle Ebook Author John Muir ᠇ ⋺ Reading 溺 Our National Parks: A campaign for the preservation of wilderness for kids ࠎ Kindle Ebook Author John Muir ᠇ Any fool can destroy trees They cannot run away God has cared for these trees but he cannot save them from fools only Uncle Sam can do that.First published in 1901, Our National Parks is possibly the bestselling book of Muirs wilderness discovery titles and was certainly the most influential published in his lifetime, with a strong focus on the preservation of forest reserves.With a strong political tone and shrewd, subtle manoeuvring, Muir uses Our National Parks to persuade his readership of the necessity of nature and national parks for human recreation and importantly for health and wellbeing, as well as the in his mind obvious need for preservation of wild ecosystems.Cannily he counterbalances this with the acknowledgement of the need for timber and irrigation systems, in order that his message is taken seriously Muirs passion is portrayed so vividly and flamboyantly that without his learned political and scientific reinforcement, he could be misconstrued as purely a radical and eccentric nonconformist However, the two combined result in an engaging and convincing argument that these landscapes are our natural home, and fountains of life.As Muir expert Terry Gifford observes in the foreword, Muirs tone can shift in this book from seductive persuasion, to charming details of creatures, flora and landscapes, to scientific information, to trail guide, to religious uplift, to a final political speech of startling ferocity.John Muirs strategic yet genuine and beautiful conservationist essays were a first at the time of publication, and are still highly applicable to our attitudes and lifestyles today in the twenty first century.First published in 1901, this classic collection of nature writing is best introduced by the famed naturalist himself, who writes in the Preface In this book, made up of sketches first published in the Atlantic Monthly, I have done the best I could to show forth the beauty, grandeur, and all embracing usefulness of our wild mountain forest reservations and parks, with a view to inciting the people to come and enjoy them, and get them into their hearts, that so at length their preservation and right use might be made sure Chapters include The Wild Parks and Forest Reservations of the West, The Yellowstone National Park, The Yosemite National Park, Among the Animals of The Yosemite, The Sequoia and General Grant National Parks, The American Forests, and much A treasure. 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