April, 2002

Vance Martin and Andrew Muir provide an overview of activities and outcomes of the 7th World Wilderness Congress, Port Elizabeth, South Africa (November 2001). In the education and communication section, Maclom Draper and Alan Watson report on wilderness management workshops held prior to the 7WWC, which focused on the philosophy, history, and management of wilderness; making wilderness relevant to local and traditional people; and, sustainable financing of restoration and education programs. Other topics include:

  • A Look at the Outdoor Adventure Industry
  • Wilderness Stewardship in the United States
  • Public Involvement in Wilderness Management
  • United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, South Africa

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Wilderness and IJW as the Century Begins BY JOHN C. HENDEE

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS The 7th World Wilderness Congress: Wilderness and Human Communities BY VANCE G. MARTIN and ANDREW MUIR

STEWARDSHIP

A Summary of the Report: Ensuring the Stewardship of the National Wilderness Preservation System BY PERRY J. BROWN

Keeping It Wild: Be Involved in Wilderness Management! BY TINAMARIE EKKER

SCIENCE and RESEARCH

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ALDO LEOPOLD WILDERNESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE Managing the Density of Recreation Use in Wilderness BY DAVID N. COLE

Restoring Wildness? Conservation Management on The Isle of Rum BY BRIAN WOOD

Wilderness Attribute Mapping in the United Kingdom BY STEVE CARVER, ANDY EVANS, and STEFFEN FRITZ

Rocky Terrain: A Look at the Risks in the Outdoor Adventure Industry (A Research Report by the St. Paul Insurance Companies and Outward Bound, USA) REVIEWED BY STEVE HOLLENHORST and KEITH RUSSELL

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION

Running with the Wild Dogs: Global Wilderness Management Education in Africa BY MALCOM DRAPER and ALAN WATSON

School of Lost Borders Establishes “Wilderness Passage Rites” Degree

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

The Zambezi River: Wilderness and Tourism BY SALLY WYNN

One Year in the Arctic Wilderness: A Surgeon’s Vision for Youth Expeditions BY MARK EVANS

WILDERNESS DIGEST

Announcements and Wilderness Calendar

Letters to the Editor

Book Reviews
Plundered Promise: Capitalism, Politics and the Fate of the Federal Lands BY RICHARD BEHAN. REVIEW BY JOHN SHULTIS

The World and the Wild: Expanding Wilderness Conservation Beyond Its American Roots EDITED BY DAVID ROTHENBERG AND MARTA ULVAEUS. REVIEW BY JOHN SHULTIS

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