Reposting because, if we continue to ‘forget’ about our growing human impact on the planet, it becomes yearly–and daily– more important to remind ourselves. John Muir believed in EarthFirst, and set in motion the Parks system so that we might perform our natural role …as guardians of our own wilderness… is this so outrageously difficult to fulfill?
Originally posted on Youngblood Blog:
We used to call it Arbor Day. On the hinge between Aries and Taurus, when the Sun enters this celebratory earth sign in the western zodiac calendar: that’s the day John Muir was born in 1838. A native Scot who emigrated to the United States and changed the face of a nation, Muir was the original arborist: lover of trees.