April 2, 2012 § 4 Comments
This great picture was taken in Bitterroot National Forest in Montana on August 6, 2000. The photographer, John McColgan, is a fire behavior analyst from Fairbanks, Alaska. Because he was working at the time he took the picture he cannot profit from it; however, he feels the picture is a once-in-a-lifetime shot and should be shared.
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“We can make peace with the rest of creation, perhaps more easily than we can make peace with our own kind. Unlike humans, who seethe with resentment over past wrongs, the whales and wolves and rivers and woods hold no grudges. They answer our love with healing. What more joyful and promising work could there be than to help nurture and restore the wild? And for that good work we have a powerful ally in wildness itself.” – Scott Russell Sanders