Nature sculpts and creates art in a nature preserve.
In a recent news article in the Toledo Blade, the Nature Conservancy, highlighted six areas that rank as some of the state of Ohio’s natural resource gems.
Kitty Todd Nature Preserve being one.
All of the areas mentioned in the article are equally enjoyed with a walk on a trail, an afternoon spent, just sitting with nature.
For me Kitty Todd is my favorite as it offers a glimpse into the past, what the land was, before settlement.
I read this quote in my twitter feed, It’s horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. ~ Ansel Adams
We can’t blame the government as we are the government. We want this or we want that. We want to use the natural resources to allow us to prosper and yet at the same time, we want to conserve the natural resources.
There needs to be a balance between our needs and the natural resources.
Listening to the Diane Rehm on show on NPR http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2012-05-01/environmental-outlook-american-canopy-eric-rutkow I was reminded why I photograph nature and trees. Simple, really, they are vitally important to us, not just for commerce, but for the health and well being of our planet.
Spend some time to get to know, trees, and why they are important for us all