Opening the door to a little-known world of beauty, history, inspiration and opportunity in our own backyard, Legacy on the Land: A Black Couple Discovers Our National Inheritance and Tells Why Every American Should Care exhorts us to explore these public lands while exposing our children to their birthright; demolishes the common stereotype that people of color are not interested in the environment; reveals the systemic barriers that keep the face of conservation white and Anglo; shows that all Americans have a role to play in the protection of our public lands, and that our environment can only be “saved” when all of us are included and committed to the effort.