In the August 2015  issue of the International Journal of Wilderness, Robert Dvorak shares a vision for America’s national wilderness preservation system, Franco Zunino talks about the increasing number of wilderness areas in Italy, Stephen McCool gives us the keys to building stewardship capacity for the next 50 years of wilderness, and more!

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVE A Vision for America’s National Wilderness Preservation System BY ROBERT DVORAK

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS Keys to Building Stewardship Capacity for the Next 50 Years of Wilderness BY STEPHEN F. McCOOL

STEWARDSHIP
Mountaineers’ Wilderness Experience in Denali National Park and Preserve BY B. DERRICK TAFF, DAVID WEINZIMMER, and PETER NEWMAN

Wilderness Stewardship Is Too Important to Not Be Guided by Meaningful Policy BY DAVID N. COLE

Considering Solitude in Grand Canyon’s Corridor BY PETER R. PETTENGILL

SCIENCE and RESEARCH

Visitor Use, Attitudes, and Perceptions at Mount San Jacinto State Wilderness BY KATHERINE E. SOULE and WILLIAM W. HENDRICKS

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION
Perspectives from the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute
The International League of Conservation Writers BY BOB BARON and PATTY MAHER

Enhancing Wilderness Stewardship through Professional Training and Development BY DAVID N. COLE and LINDA MERIGLIANO

A Service-Learning Partnership for Wilderness Education in Coastal Georgia BY JOHN PEDEN, MADALYN RUSSELL, and MONICA HARRIS

Wilderness with Honors BY DANIEL DUSTIN, NATE FURMAN, TAYLOR DICKINSON, and NATHAN BRICKER

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Increasing Number of Wilderness Areas in Italy BY FRANCO ZUNINO

WILDERNESS DIGEST
Announcements

Book Reviews

I Am Coyote: Readings for the Wild BY JAY SCHOENBERGER, REVIEWED BY CHAD DAWSON

The Edge of Extinction: Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands BY JULES PRETTY, REVIEWED BY ELIZABETH WHITWICK