Ear time along the Hoh River Trail
November 18, 2021
“I dedicated One Square Inch of Silence on Earth Day 2005. Alone, I placed a small red stone, a gift from an elder of the Quileute Tribe, on a log in the Hoh Rain Forest approximately 3 miles from the Olympic National Park visitors’ center.” — Gordon Hempton, Emmy-winning acoustic ecologist in a 2010 interview in The Sun magazine. Hempton lives in Joyce near the northern border of Olympic National Park
When you’re near a particular log situated off the Hoh River Trail in Olympic National Park, you’re in a rare spot. It’s a place that a man and his acoustic devices determined m...