In the December 2010 issue of the International Journal of Wilderness, managing editor Chad P. Dawson announced the exciting transition to offering the Journal online. Till Meyer contributes a Stewardship paper on the exciting rewildling work in Germany, and Wade M. Vagias and Robert B. Powell contribute a Science and Research paper on backcountry visitors’ leave no trace attitudes. Other topics include:

  • Defining and managing the near-wilderness experience on the Denali Park Road;
  • The changing geographies of overseas expeditions;
  • Reviews of “Wilderness” by Vance Martin and Patricio Robles Gil and “J.B. Harkin: Father of Canada’s National Parks” by E.J. (Ted) Hart

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Making IJW More Accessible Online BY CHAD P. DAWSON

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS What Is a Good Bear? BY MATTHIAS BREITER

STEWARDSHIP
Rewilding Germany BY TILL MEYER

SCIENCE and RESEARCH
The National Public’s Values and Interests Related to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge A Computer Content Analysis BY DAVID N. BENGSTON, DAVID P. FAN, and ROGER KAYE

Backcountry Visitors’ Leave No Trace Attitudes BY WADE M. VAGIAS and ROBERT B. POWELL

On the Edge, Peering In Defining and Managing the Near-Wilderness Experience on the Denali Park Road BY JEFFREY C. HALLO and ROBERT E. MANNING

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
The Changing Geographies of Overseas Expeditions BY PETE ALLISON and SIMON BEAMES

LETTER TO THE IJW EDITOR
Letter to the IJW Editor BY ALEXANDER GOROBETS

WILDERNESS DIGEST
Announcements

Book Reviews
Wilderness BY VANCE MARTIN and PATRICIO ROBLES GIL Reviewed by John Shultis

J. B. Harkin: Father of Canada’s National Parks BY E. J. (TED) HART Reviewed by John Shultis