Posts Tagged: human impact



Standing Up For The White Mountains

Standing Up For The White Mountains
Each year, I document a few environmental issues in the White Mountains, and to start the New Year I am going to publicly share the four issues I will be documenting in 2015. The rest of my time will be focused on the scenic side of the White Mountains and New England region...[Continue reading] ...

Trail Work Erosion, White Mountains

May 2016 - Mt Tecumseh Trail - Waterville Valley, New Hampshire
Trail Work Erosion, White Mountains - The included images show how a section of the Mt Tecumseh Trail in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire has elapsed over time. The first two images are from October of 2011 and the last image is from August of 2014. The intent of this visual journal is to record the progression of hillside erosion on the left side of the trail and to document how this section of trail holds up to...[Continue reading] ...

Camping Ethics, White Mountains

Back-country camping impact along the Sawyer River Trail in the White Mountains, New Hampshire USA
Camping Ethics, White Mountains - The Leave No Trace program is an effective program that uses simple principles and common sense to promote back-country camping ethics. Creating awareness for camping ethics is an important part of the program. Feel free to share this blog post with your friends...[Continue reading] ...

Backcountry Camping Impact, White Mountains

Abandoned Campsite - Kinsman Notch, New Hampshire USA
Backcountry Camping Impact, White Mountains - This photography work focuses on backcountry camping impact in the White Mountain National Forest in New Hampshire. Some areas are being littered with trash and are showing signs of surface erosion from heavy usage. And in other areas campsites are completely abandoned; campers are leaving all they're camping gear behind in the forest, and this eventually turns into a big mess that someone has to pick up. In other areas of the White Mountain ...

Unattended Campfire, Pemigewasset Wilderness

Pemigewasset Wilderness - Unattended campfire
Unattended Campfire, Pemigewasset Wilderness - In May 2010, I spent a day deep in the Pemigewasset Wilderness of New Hampshire doing research and verifying information along the old East Branch & Lincoln Railroad. It was a wonderful day, but what I stumbled upon caught me completely off guard.....[Continue reading] ...