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The photography of Carleton Watkins was instrumental in…

The photography of Carleton Watkins was instrumental in persuading distant legislators to save Yosemite from homesteaders and speculators. “Watkins came to the Valley in 1861, a self-taught expert in the new wet-plate process of photography, with twelve mules to carry his fragile glass plates and his enormous Dallmeyer lens,” reported historian Donald Worster. We have […]

Proposed New Access Limits to the Oregon PCT in 2020

This is an article from http://www.pctoregon.com/new-access-limits-coming-to-oregon-pct-in-2020/ regarding proposed efforts to limit the number of people utilizing the PCT in heavily used and impacted sections of the Oregon PCT.  It is hard to argue that we are not loving the trail to death.  The proposal will, for the most part, not impact hikers walking more than […]