Posts by: Ken Bouley

This is the last of a three-part series on this multi-faceted and important issue.  Part one which explored the myths of Stewardship, Perpetuity, and Creation, can be found here. Part two, which explored the myths of Legality, Special Jurisdiction, History, and Economy, can be found here

 

Myth of Popularity

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This is part two of a three-part series on this multi-faceted and important issue.  Part one, which explored the myths of Stewardship, Perpetuity, and Creation, can be found here.  Part three, which will explore the myths of Popularity, Local Authority, and Process, will be posted soon.

Myth of Legality

Somewhat related to the myth […]

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Rending fact from fiction regarding ranching in our national park

Introduction: a critical controversy continues to simmer unnoticed on the West Coast.  The question of how to administer one national park, and by extension how to manage public lands, is as-we-speak being answered at Point Reyes National Seashore, just north of San Francisco. So far, […]

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“What’s in a name?  That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet.”

What should we call the diverse, wild, inspiring but scarred peninsula sliding very slowly past us, jurisdictionally in West Marin County, California, but geologically across the San Andreas Fault, on the Pacific Plate, going steadily its own […]

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‎"At some point we must draw a line across the ground of our home and our being, drive a spear into the land and say to the bulldozers, earthmovers, government and corporations, “thus far and no further.” If we do not, we shall later feel, instead of pride, the regret of Thoreau, that good but overly-bookish man, who wrote, near the end of his life, “If I repent of anything it is likely to be my good behaviour."

~ Edward Abbey