Conservation versus Preservation
September 15, 2013
Conservation Verses Preservation
Conservationists have cautioned us that continuing to be wasteful and pollute the environment won’t only cause our generation to suffer, but future generations will suffer as well. The Bridger-Teton National Forest in Western Wyoming and its ecosystem is the largest ecosystem that still remains intact within the lower 48 United States (United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, 2013). By conserving and managing places such as this, and the natural resources we will continue to benefit from them for generations to come.
“Americans are used to ...view middle of the document...
The reason we should continue to conserve is so that we use our resources carefully, and use them sparingly. Continuing to keep places like Bridger-Teton National forest to enjoy for many years to come is why there is a need for conservation. Informing everyone that assessing the risk and conserving national resources can help give the population a way to enjoy a better quality of life to enjoy for future generations.
The natural environment, natural ecosystems, vegetation, and wild life are all part of the natural resources we will continue to benefit from, and deliver a place for the populations of wildlife that occupy them. Places such as The Bridger-Teton National Forest give many individuals a place to visit and enjoy a piece of American Heritage and beautiful landscape.
The concern for many is that if we continue to take from the earth or places such as The Bridger-Teton National Forest there will be nothing left for Americans. “There are others who claim this area can provide oil and gas that will offset our dependence on foreign sources.” (Berg et al., 2011) If we were to do this and use the only few places are naturally preserved there will be no homes for wildlife of places for our children to enjoy. Places such as The Bridger-Teton National Forest also allows employment opportunities as well, such as tour guides to have a way of living all from something that was given to...