April, 2010

This issue of the International Journal of Wilderness includes two summaries of WILD9, the 9th World Wilderness Congress (November 2009 in Merida, Mexico). Vance Martin provides a general overview, historical context and practical accomplishments of the Congress and David Parsons provides a personal account of his experience. Other articles include:

  • The InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness: Ten Tribes Reclaiming, Stewarding and Restoring Ancestral Lands, by Hawk Rosales;
  • Wildland Fire and the Wilderness Visitor Experience, by Sierra L. Schroder and Ingrid E. Schneider;
  • Social Media in Wilderness Stewardship, by Lisa Eidson.

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Wilderness and Baseline Experiences BY CHAD P. DAWSON

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS Celebrating a Wilderness Legacy The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge BY ROGER KAYE

STEWARDSHIP
The InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Ten Tribes Reclaiming, Stewarding, and Restoring Ancestral Lands BY HAWK ROSALES

SCIENCE and RESEARCH
Wilderness Food Storage Are Bear-resistant Food Storage Canisters Effective? BY STEVEN R. MARTIN and KATE MCCURDY

Wildland Fire and the Wilderness Visitor Experience BY SIERRA L. SCHROEDER and INGRID E. SCHNEIDER

Monitoring Campsite Conditions with Digital Image Analysis An Examination of an Assessment Procedure BY CHRISTOPHER A. MONZ and PETER D’LUHOSCH

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ALDO LEOPOLD WILDERNESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE Reflections on WILD9 BY DAVID J. PARSONS

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION

Social Media in Wilderness Stewardship BY LISA EIDSON

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
The 9th World Wilderness Congress Mexico, 2009 BY VANCE G. MARTIN

WILDERNESS DIGEST
Announcements

Book Reviews
Wilderness in National Parks: Playgroundor Preserve by John C. Miles

The Great Experiment in Conservation: Voices from the Adirondack Park EDITED BY WILLIAM PORTER, JON ERICKSON,and ROSS WHALEY

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