Our wildest dreams

Some things are just a given – until they’re not.  And thanks to author Emma Marris, many of us will never look at the world in quite the same way again.  In her recent book, Rambunctious Garden:  Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World, Marris upends some of the most cherished assumptions in ecology and conservation.   In doing so, she skillfully maneuvers through the immediate resistance … Continue reading Our wildest dreams

An epic challenge

The snow in the Chic-Choc  Mountains  of Quebec wasn’t quite deep enough for John Davis to ski the final legs of his 7600 mile trek.  But as we sat in a Union Station restaurant in Washington DC this week, just five days after the completion of his epic 10 month journey, Davis ticked off the other modes of personal transport that had propelled him forward … Continue reading An epic challenge