"These days, most nature photographers are deeply committed to the environmental message."
"The environment is everything that isn't me."Galen Rowell on Albert Einstein
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."Galen Rowell on Margaret Mead
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."Galen Rowell on John Muir
"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."Galen Rowell on Henry David Thoreau
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."Galen Rowell on John Muir
"There is no question that photography has played a major role in the environmental movement."
"I find it some of the hardest photography and the most challenging photography I've ever done. It's a real challenge to work with the natural features and the natural light."