Our public lands - whether a national park or monument, wildlife refuge, forest or prairie - make each one of us land-rich. It is our inheritance as citizens of a country called America.
I recognize the right and duty of this generation to develop and use the natural resources of our land; but I do not recognize the right to waste them, or to rob, by wasteful use, the generations that come after us.
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.