Sunday Nature Quote: The Traveler

“The attention of a traveler, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.”
~ ~  William Bartram  ~  ~

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Saguaro National Park (East), Arizona

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Sunday Nature Quote: Wilderness

Every region should retain representative samples of its original or wilderness condition, to serve science as a sample of normality. Just as doctors must study healthy people to understand disease, so must the land sciences study the wilderness to understand disorders of the land-mechanism.

~ ~  Aldo Leopold  ~ ~

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Saguaro National Park, West. Tucson, Arizona

Weekly Photo Challenge: Future Tense

There are many places I’ve been that I’d love to back to; the desert, the mountains and waterfalls; Yellowstone, Tetons and Glacier National Park. And then there are places I haven’t been that I would dearly like to see: Yosemite, Redwoods and Alaska……11072010-220

The Desert: Saguaro National Park, Arizona

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The Mountains: Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming

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Waterfalls: Moose Falls, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

Saguaro National Park, Arizona

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For the Love of Geography: Sonoran Desert

Saguaro National Park (West), Arizona

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Saguaro National Park, Arizona

 

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Cactus, Saguaro National Park, Arizona