A Sand County Almanac - Chapter 19, Conservation Esthetic Summary & Analysis

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It is a good thing for people to return to nature, but finding a way to do this without destroying nature is the difficult part. Recreation became a problem during Roosevelt's time when railroads began taking the city people into the country. The automobile made this even worse as people were now easily venturing into areas that were once wild. Bureaus built more roads that went into the hinterlands, the gadget industry then started to invent all kinds of new things to pad the roughness of danger such as tents, sleeping bags, lanterns and portable stoves. Recreation has become a self destructive process of seeking the main problem with modern society. It is a place to escape. Outdoor recreation is the latest model of this.

There are different types of outdoor recreationists. One type will go to a duck marsh with...

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