In this December 2014 issue, we celebrate 20 years of the International Journal of Wilderness! John Hendee and Chad Dawson talk about the IJW going forward, Paul Hartfield takes us through the Lower Mississippi River- an under-appreciated national treasure, Laura Reilly explains how the Chicago Wilderness is a model for urban conservation, Audrey Neville and Robert Pahre show how tourists use social media in the wilderness, and more!

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TABLE of CONTENTS

FEATURES

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVES Twenty Years and Going Forward BY JOHN C. HENDEE and CHAD P. DAWSON

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS Wilderness Character, Untrammeled, Human Knowing, and Our Projection of Desire BY ED ZAHNISER

STEWARDSHIP
Engineered Wildness: The Lower Mississippi River, an Under-appreciated National Treasure BY PAUL HARTFIELD

The Wild Miles: A One-Thousand-Mile Journey BY JOHN RUSKEY

Ecosystem Services from the Wilderness BY EVAN E. HJERPE

Chicago Wilderness: A Model for Urban Conservation BY LAURA REILLY

Ecological Restoration of the Caledonian Forest in Scotland- an Update BY ALAN WATSON FEATHERSTONE

SCIENCE & RESEARCH

Perspectives from the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute
The USGS Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center BY PAUL STEPHEN CORN and SUZANNA C. SOILEAU

EDUCATION & COMMUNICATION

Perspectives from the Society for Wilderness Stewardship
Toward a Wilderness Community of Practice BY DAVID COLE

Study on How Tourists Use Social Media in Wilderness BY AUDREY NEVILLE and ROBERT PAHRE

Alice Zahniser Dies at 96 BY DOUG SCOTT

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Looking into the Future of the Antarctic Wilderness BY TINA TIN

WILDERNESS DIGEST
Announcements

Book Reviews

Antarctic Futures: Human Engagement with the Antarctic Environment EDITED BY T. TIN, D. LIGGETT, P.T. MAHER, and M. LAMERS; REVIEWED BY CHAD DAWSON

Keeping the Wild: Against Domestication of Earth EDITED BY GEORGE WUERTHNER, EILEEN CRIST, and TOM BUTLER; REVIEWED BY CHAD DAWSON

Nature’s Saviours: Celebrity Conservationists in the Television Age BY GRAHAM HUGGAN; REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS