You know how I love paddling with my family, but in the last few years I’ve come to appreciate just how hard it is to protect these precious places. At the end of the Ken Burns series on national park protection, the point was made that every generation will have to choose to protect the parks. I think it’s not just the national parks, it’s the wild and scenic places, land and water that will need protection. It’s a big job, but we can do it one place at a time, everywhere. If you want to save and preserve your wild and scenic place, read this.