December, 2008

This issue of the IJW includes two articles focused on fire. Wilderness Fire Policy in the Southwest (David M. Ostergren and Megan L. Triplett) looks into the challenges regarding reintroducing fire into wilderness. Changing Research Needs in Wilderness Fire (Carol Miller) discusses fire management strategies researched at the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute. Other articles include:

• Wilderness and Wildlands in Romanian Carpathians

• The Society for Wilderness Stewardship

• A Perspective on the 100th Anniversary of the Quetico Superior         Region

• Pressures on the Wilderness Values of the Antarctic Continent

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES The Society for Wilderness Stewardship BY REBECCA ORESKES

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS A Perspective on the 100th Anniversary of the Quetico Superior Region BY ROB KESSELRING

STEWARDSHIP

Pressures on the Wilderness Values of the Antarctic Continent BY TINA TIN, ALAN D. HEMMINGS, and RICARDO ROURA

SCIENCE and RESEARCH

Wilderness Fire Policy in the Southwest Advocacy Coalitions, Policy Conflict, and Progress BY DAVID M. OSTERGREN and MEGAN L. TRIPLETT

PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ALDO LEOPOLD WILDERNESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE Changing Research Needs in Wilderness Fire BY CAROL MILLER

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION

Awakening Place Awareness during a 30-Day Wilderness Leadership Program BY GARRETT HUTSON and LUCY BAILEY

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES

Sacred Natural Sites of Indigenous and Traditional Peoples in Mexico, A Methodology for Inventorying BY GONZALO OVIEDO and MERCEDES OTEGUI

Ninth World Wilderness Congress in 2009 BY VANCE G. MARTIN

Wilderness and Wildlands in Romanian Carpathians BY ERIKA STANCIU

WILDERNESS DIGEST

Announcements

Book Reviews
A Handbook on International Wilderness Law and Policy EDITED BY CYRIL F. KORMOS

Taking the Air: Ideas and Change in Canada’s National Parks BY PAUL KOPAS

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