April, 2008

This issue of the IJW discusses wilderness litigation. The Need for Wilderness Litigation (Jon Dettmann) and U.S. Forest Service Litigation (Robert. W. Malmsheimer, Coraline Falco, Amanda M. Anderson, Denise M. Keele, and Donald W. Floyd) look into the importance of wilderness litigation and discuss research on USFS land management litigation based on the Wilderness Act and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act from 1989-2004. Other articles include:

• Wilderness and Accessibility

• Searching for Solitude in the Wilderness of Southeast Alaska

• El Triunfo RAVE: Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition

• PAN Parks Perspectives for a Wilder Europe

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Wilderness Is on the Move! BY VANCE G. MARTIN

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS The Need for Wilderness Litigation BY JON DETTMANN

STEWARDSHIP

U.S. Forest Service Litigation, The Wilderness Act and Wild and Scenic Rivers Act: 1989-2004 BY ROBERT W. MALMSHEIMER, CORALINE FALCO, AMANDA M. ANDERSON, DENISE M. KEELE and DONALD W. FLOYD

Wilderness and Accessibility BY JANET A. ZELLER

State-designed Wilderness in the United States: A National Review BY BLAKE M. PROPST and CHAD P. DAWSON

Searching for Solitude in the Wilderness of Southeast Alaska BY MARY EMERICK  and DAVID N. COLE

SCIENCE and RESEARCH

Risk Factors for Coliform Bacteria in Sierra Nevada Mountain Wilderness Lakes and Streams BY ROBERT W. DERLET, JAMES R. CARLSON and JOHN R. RICHARDS

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ALDO LEOPOLD WILDERNESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE Wilderness Restoration, From Philosophical Questions about Naturalness to Tests of Practical Techniques BY DAVID N. COLE

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION

El Triunfo RAVE: Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition BY JAIME ROJO

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

PAN Parks Perspectives for a Wilder Europe BY VLADO VANCURA, ZOLTAN KUN, and MYLENE VAN DER DONK

WILDERNESS DIGEST

Announcements

Book Reviews
American Wilderness: A New History EDITED BY MICHAEL LEWIS, REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS

Rebel on the Road: And Why I Was Never Neutral BY MICHAEL FROME, REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS

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