… The question is not how to mourn Nature, or how to isolate and protect its tattered fragments, but how to re-engage it and thus rediscover our native wit and adaptive genius. And we will find, I believe, that this rediscovery is possible, but only ever in one place at a time. If we are to re-immerse ourselves in our larger lives, if we are to regain our extended identity, it will be through the portals of individual ecosystems and particular places.

Read more: “RESTORING RELATIONS: The Vernacular Approach to Ecological Restoration” by Freeman House


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