• Memorializing Forests of the Pacific Northwest

    MEMORIALIZING FORESTS OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST If you come to Oregon or Washington today, you might question why I’m commemorating something that seems so alive and present. Ahh, you’re seeing the trees but not the forest. Look closer. The original forests, while dominated visually by trees, were alive with diverse vegetation and animal life. The […]

  • Rights of Nature

    Rights of Nature In the United States of America, nature has no rights. Nature has no agency. Nature has no standing in a court of law. This comes as a surprise to many of us. This is the result of the common paradigm we have in this country—the belief that nature is property.  A property […]