Exerpt from the essay “Roots of Hope”

March 7, 2011

“I have spent a good share of my time trying to take pretty pictures because I think pretty pictures are important. They’re particularly important here on the Great Plains, where most people on the outside looking in still think this holds nothing but flat land and a monoculture of corn, and where progress and value too often have been measured by how much can be extracted from the land rather than by the enduring value of the land itself.”

Michael Forsberg

from the book Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: