Who Owns The Vision?

The headline story this morning in AZCentral’s daily “Top 5, Exclusive selections for our subscribers” asks, “Who Owns the Desert?” The byline belongs to Catherine Sheffo. “Who?” you may ask; I did. Herein lies the first problem with the story. Catherin Sheffo is a “Pulliam Fellow,” aka a college intern working a summer job. How […]

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The Preserve: To See, Not Overcome

A recent Doug MacEachern op-ed in the AZ Republic explores the differences in how folks explore the Phoenix Mountain Preserve trails. While my impression is that visitors to Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve tend more toward the original intent of land preservation, MacEachern’s words provide opportunity for reflection: That’s how the system is designed. To see stuff […]

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