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It seems appropriate for the direction of the International Journal of Wilderness to enter 2018 in the context of “a changing world.”read more
Native youth engagement not only delivers huge payoffs to our Native youth and public lands, it also ultimately fosters the building of positive relationships that absolutely must exist.read more
This article looks at the global distribution of wild rivers using GIS-based approaches with the aim of developing and exploring more unified approaches to wild river identification and appraisal.read more
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In this issue of the IJW, Peter Ashley discusses mapping the inner experience of wilderness; Dan Dustin, Larry Beck, and Jeff Rose examine emerging issues related to technology on the Pacific Crest Trail; and more!read more
This special issue of the IJW focuses on the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to coincide with the 2018 50th anniversary year. Our editors sought to rejuvenate efforts that began 17 years ago when IJW devoted two consecutive issues to wild rivers.read more
In the April 2016 issue of the IJW, Lisa Ronald kicks us off with the editorial perspective “Identifying with Wilderness,” Christina Mills and Monica Patel ask “Where are the Young People in Wilderness?,” and more!read more
We remember pioneering wilderness scientist Bob Lucas; Doug Scott discusses the notion of bicycles in wilderness areas; A. Andis, Robert Dvorak and Lisa Ronald share thoughts from the 2015 Wilderness Workshop; and more!read more
In this issue of the IJW, Robert Dvorak asks the question, “Does wilderness need a celebrity, or just more defenders?”; Vance Martin and Chad Dawson provide a touching tribute to John Hendee, cofounder of the IJW; and more.read more
In this issue, Vance G. Martin and Andrew Muir give a touching tribute to the late Dr. Ian Player. Amy Haak and Jack Williams look into the next 50 years for the wild trout, Lisa Ronald updates us on the Wilderness 50 Conference, and more.read more