Saturday, February 24, 2024

Sometimes leaving more than footprints works out

“No, see,” said some guy who was here before me, “Those aren’t ruts from thoughtlessly driving onto soft ground. They’re, um, water catchment troughs. A place for vegetation to take hold, enriching the environment and benefiting the circle of life. Yeah, that’s it.”


  1. A desert specialist told me it's the compaction that prevents regrowth. Raking the area breaks it up and allows for normal erosion and regeneration.

  2. I like your thinking.
    Linda Sand