The Sacred Grove and LDS environmental ethics

For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the phrase "sacred grove" brings to mind a grove of trees in upstate New York where a young man knelt in prayer. Yet there are many forests around the world considered "sacred groves" by different religions.

During a conference titled "Conservation, Restoration, Sustainability: A Call to Stewardship" held at Brigham Young University, professor Jason Brown of Utah Valley University discussed the history of the LDS Sacred Grove along with other religious forest settings.

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