What does it mean for a landscape to be pristine? Ande Peersen reflects on her love of the outdoors and her work for the U.S. Forest Service to interrogate the nature–culture divide.
Tagged: National Parks
Daegan Miller recounts his close encounter with a buffalo herd and the fraught political history of the Badlands in this essay with audio narration excerpted from Kinship: Belonging in a World of Relations, a five-volume book series.
A photographer explores an aesthetic that finds beauty in the physical alterations people make to natural landscapes, from Yellowstone to a state park in Ohio.
In a series of photographs, a scholar and wilderness guide meditates on wild places and the politics of resource extraction in southern Utah.
A geologist turned award-winning writer reflects on the marks racism has left on the American landscape.
The Edge Effects Editorial Board’s September recommendations feature content on the National Parks from around the web and beyond for the parks’ Centennial.
A traveling exhibit celebrates the life of John Muir and the centennial of the National Parks Service.
The centennial of the National Park Service offers a chance to reassess how we view natural and cultural landscapes.
Announcing new editors and June 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.
Cartographer Mamata Akella discusses her work with NPMap, a project to create web mapping tools for the national parks.