If you’re Eco-Friendly, you’re a responsible traveler who wants to visit places on this planet that we all want to preserve for their natural, cultural, and environmental beauty. You may already be a photographer who takes beautiful pictures that capture these places for everyone to enjoy; to either inspire others to visit these locales or share ecotourism gems with people who cannot visit them. Regardless, if you’re a photographer you know in your heart, why you like to take pictures.Read more...(525 words, 12 images, estimated 2:06 mins reading time)
Like great creative people such as Leonard da Vinci and Frank Lloyd Wright whose nature studies inspired their works of art and architecture, Charlotte Bronte too used nature to enrich her writings.
Charlotte Bronte makes use of nature’s imagery throughout “Jane Eyre,” and comments on both the human relationship with the outdoors and human nature. The Oxford Reference Dictionary defines “nature” as “1. the phenomena of the physical world as a whole; 2. a thing’s essential qualities; 3.a person’s or animal’s innate character; 4. A vital force, functions, or needs.” Read more...(557 words, 9 images, estimated 2:14 mins reading time)
Your next Eco-Friendly family vacation might be to Montana. The Nature Conservancy has just the place for the whole family to explore the untamed, the wild, and the natural.. In 1979, The Nature Conservancy became owners of the historic PineButteGuestRanch. Pine Butte Guest Ranch is set on Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front, where the mountains meet the prairies in a dramatic convergence of rocky cliffs abutting grassy hills. The result is one of the most biologically rich regions in the entire country. It’s one of the last places where grizzly bears still venture out onto the open plains. Free ranging herds of bison are all but gone, but all the other animals found here by the Lewis and Clark Expedition still roam free.Read more...(411 words, 8 images, estimated 1:39 mins reading time)
Many families find that ecotourism vacations bring learning to a new level, since ecotourism is full of what educators call teachable moments. Parents find that ecotourism offers unplanned opportunities for children to explore and unintentionally learn outside the classroom, since most ecotourism vacations include meaningful time in nature.
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