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The Ambassador of Rattlesnakes by Ed Zahniser • Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
e are climbing a ridge in Maryland’s Catoctin Mountains near the tightly guarded presidential retreat at Camp David. W. H. Martin walks ahead as we near the ridgetop on this Monday morning in late April. We step into a shallow depression the length of the backyard plastic sheets that, wetted with a hose, become …