Endangered species

Abandoning Wildness

Mourning Cloak drinking at the mud hole (leaking pipe)…P1370725 Western Swallowtail in the vetch (feral forage crop). P1370738 Old one at the watering hole (irrigation leakage and trail flood.)P1370759


Things have come to the point that the wild ones appear to be surviving on our mistakes alone. Isn’t it time to give up on the idea of wildness?

4 replies »

  1. I suppose we could give up the idea of wildness — although why would we want to? — but wildness would still be there. Even in the midst of cities you can find some, perhaps just waiting to take over should the inhabitants’ attention waver too long.


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