The overall health of our trees and forests can also be a general indicator of the overall health of Earth, its atmosphere, and its biosphere. Because the Earth is currently the only planet we have to inhabit, we should care about the things that make for a healthier planet…including its trees and forests.
Today’s digital technology is great! PCs, tablets, smart phones, television and the list goes on. But are we spending too much time with technology? The recent Pokeman Go fade was praised for many reasons, one of which being that it prompted people to “get outdoors” and experience real life. However, even this cannot compete with the real outdoors. Camping is one of those “real outdoors” adventures where tech can often interfere with.
There are a ton of off-road parks all over the United States, but the folks at Marty Cancila Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram took the liberty to narrow it down to what they feel are the best off-roading trails north of Mexico. You’ll find them below in the following infographic entitled, “Top Ten Off-Roading Trails in America.”
In less than a generation, our society has transformed itself from an outdoors culture to one dominated by TVs, computers, mobile devices and gaming systems. And we are paying a high cultural price. A child who grows up without regular doses of nature and the good ol’ outdoors is less likely to cherish the wild. Just as we face unprecedented losses of America’s pristine natural spaces, we may also be losing the supporters for saving it.