Should Enviro Groups Be Promoting More Human Recreation?

Photo: Jacob W. Frank/NPS

When has the fishing ever improved when more people converge upon a hole? When does a place offer more solace after the masses are encouraged to descend upon it? On this stretch of water, two’s company but crowds, brought by social media and unbridled promotion, can destroy the essence of wild places and displace the wildlife that needs secure habitat. Honestly, Heidi Barrett asks, do we still need to promote the ‘undiscovered’ secret places of Greater Yellowstone and the Rocky Mountain West?

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