I was once asked to write a letter to the Children of 2100, for a time capsule. I thought long about human achievements that could endure a century’s passing. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, and the first manned landing on the moon stood out as symbols of the age.
Can park access be increased while still protecting resources? Time for a deeper look into the sometimes-conflicting values of human benefits, public access, and resource protection.