This issue of the International Journal of Wilderness put some focus on visitor usage of wilderness. Wilderness Day Use (J. Daniel Abbe and Robert E. Manning) and An Examination of Constraints to Wilderness Visitation (Gary T. Green, J.M. Bowker, Cassandra Y. Johnson, H. Ken Cordell and Xiongfei Wang) explore the impact from day use visitors as well as which social groups visit wilderness more and which groups feel as though they have more constraints. Other articles include:

• Wilderness and the Human Soul

• Contemporary Wilderness and American Indian Cultures

• It’s a Wonderful World

• Update on Wilderness Character Monitoring

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Future Range of Variation in Wilderness? BY CHAD P. DAWSON

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS Wilderness and the Human Soul BY IAN PLAYER

STEWARDSHIP

The Stikine-LeConte Wilderness in Alaska, Twenty-six Years of Management  under ANILCA, BY MARK HUMMEL

The Wind River Indian Tribes BY DON ARAGON

Contemporary Wilderness and American Indian Cultures BY GREGORY F. HANSEN

SCIENCE and RESEARCH

Wilderness Day Use: Patterns, Impacts and Management BY J. DANIEL ABBE and ROBERT E. MANNING

An Examination of Constraints to Wilderness Visitation BY GARY T. GREEN, J.M. BOWKER, CASSANDRA Y. JOHNSON, H. KEN CORDELL, and XIONGFEI WANG

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ALDO LEOPOLD WILDERNESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE Update on Wilderness Character Monitoring BY PETER LANDRES

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

It’s a Wonderful World BY BITTU SAHGAL

WILDERNESS DIGEST

Announcements

Book Reviews
Aldo Leopold’s Odyssey BY JULIANNE LUTZ NEWTON, REVIEWED BY ANNIE BOOTH

Wild: An Elemental Journey BY JAY GRIFFITHS, REVIEWED BY STEVEN CARVER

Wilderness Medicine, 5th ed. EDITED BY PAUL S. AUERBACH, REVIEWED BY CHAD P. DAWSON