Tag Archives: ecosystems

Let’s stop dissing deserts!


In response to a recent post about “transit deserts” on The Market Urbanism Report’s Facebook page, I made the following comment: “I think we need to rethink using the term ‘desert’ to describe an area lacking something. Deserts can be … Continue reading

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Over ‘hill’ and ‘dale’ on the North Country Trail


Kathy and I hiked another gorgeous segment of the North Country Trail this afternoon (Sunday) in Hillsdale County, Michigan. The 3.25 mile segment passes through the rolling terrain of the Pittsford State Game Area in southern Hillsdale County, just a … Continue reading

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