When Nature cannot fend for herself

COMMENTARY /// Respecting our open space

GO AWAY—A mountain biker rides past a sign alerting visitors that Paradise Falls in T.O.’s Wildwood Park is closed. Park officials shut down the popular venue on May 29 due to the hordes of people who abused it. MICHAEL COONS/Acorn NewspapersYears ago, while taking a course in resource management at Pierce College, the instructor assigned our class to find a solution for the overcrowding of Yosemite National Park, the park known for being “at risk of being loved to death by its adoring public.”

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