Perhaps THIS is the purpose of bonsai. To help people fall in love with trees and the natural environment again.
Maybe it is time to go secure some of these species before they are gone.
@ryan said last night on the Ben Oki stream that there are no more California Junipers in the Mojave Desert
I think he was referring only to that one particular collecting spot of the Mojave desert.
Nothing makes me as sad as deforestation
I can’t believe that we as humans had many chances to learn from this mistake and we keep letting it happen. Is it a human greed? Obviously…let forest being forest doesn’t bring any money does it?!
I’d normally want to get a trip together and we all show up with shovels. This, however, sounds like we should be bringing pitchforks.
Another type of tree art and kind of linked to this topic
The Austrian football stadium with a forest on the pitch – in pictures