An Op-Ed on landscapes in North America

You are to write an Op-Ed on any of the landscapes in North America that we have discussed in class. You are to express your pro or con opinion on the management, alteration, preservation, redefinition of boundaries, elimination of a specific landscape. The essay will be evaluated on the following components:

The identification of the name and location of the landscape
The culture the landscape was/is important to
The meaning of the landscape
How you feel about the impacts that the landscape has had on society or society has had on the landscape.
Should the landscape be preserved, eliminated, relocated, etc.? Why?
Information supporting your argument
Your opening and closing? Are they clear and convincing?

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