Things change. That’s always going to be the case, and as our interests in our national parks grows, so will our needs to maintain and care for them.
Let’s Learn About Conservation
A key component in the national parks ethos, conservation is a vital part of the American journey. It helps us better ourselves, learn from the world around us, and strive to be better in order to protect the parks we love so much. Follow this page to discover different ways that you can practice conservation at home.
When we think of conservation, a word that easily comes to mind is “ecosystem,” and what is an ecosystem but a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Every word of this definition is loaded with proof that the human species is an ecosystem! And it is out of balance, but not all is lost; there is still hope.
Being a minimalist out of part desire and part necessity is not the same as conservation. Don’t get me wrong, it definitely helps. Conservation, though, is about so much more. Not only is it about preventing the wasteful use of our natural resources, but it’s about preserving them, and protecting our animals and lands, too.