ACEC is a designation given by The US Bureau of Land Management to provide protection to “important resource values. These values vary…and can include things like rock art, endangered plants, wildlife habitat or even spectacular scenery.” (Bureau of Land Use Management)
There is a photo album on Flickr with some great photos of some of the places that are areas deemed worth protection and the public can make recommendations for places to be included. I was thinking about a place not too far from where I live that was damaged by vandals during the recent government shutdown because the Park Rangers were laid off. It is sad that some people are so destructive of our public lands. They must be sick in their souls. If these beautiful places are allowed to be destroyed they will be forever lost to us all.
Stream of Consciousness Saturday is hosted by Linda G Hill. The prompt word for today is ‘critic(al).’