In this April 2015 issue, Vance G. Martin and Andrew Muir give a touching tribute to the late Dr. Ian Player- a global wilderness conservation icon. Amy Haak and Jack Williams look into the next 50 years for the wild trout, Lisa Ronald updates us on the successful 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act Conference, and much more!

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Proof I Was Here BY LISA RONALD

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS A Tribute to Ian Player: Global Wilderness Conservation Icon BY VANCE G. MARTIN AND ANDREW MUIR

STEWARDSHIP
Wild Waters for Wild Trout: Looking to the Next 50 Years BY AMY L. HAAK and JACK E. WILLIAMS

The Adirondack Park: A Wilderness Preservation Legacy BY DAVID GIBSON

SCIENCE & RESEARCH

Wilderness Stewardship: A Survey of National Wilderness Preservation System Managers BY RAMESH GHIMIRE, GARY T. GREEN, H. KEN CORDELL, ALAN WATSON, and CHAD P. DAWSON

EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION

Perspectives from the Society for Wilderness Stewardship
Enhancing the Professionalism of Wilderness Stewardship? BY DAVID COLE

Wilderness within Reach BY SAMANTHA SENDA-COOK

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Social Science in the Russian Far East: Understanding Protected Area Visitors’ and Local Residents’ Attitudes BY ELENA NIKOLAEVA, ANNA ZAVADSKAYA, VARVARA SAZHINA, and ALAN WATSON

WILDERNESS DIGEST
Announcements

Book Reviews

Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure: Perspective on Research, Theory and Practice EDITED BY MONIKA STODOLSKA ET AL., REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS

Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors BY CAROLYN FINNEY, REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS