April 2015

Volume 21, Number 1

In this April 2015 issue, Vance G. Martin and Andrew Muir give a touching tribute to the late Dr. Ian Player- a global wilderness conservation icon. Amy Haak and Jack Williams look into the next 50 years for the wild trout, Lisa Ronald updates us on the successful 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act Conference, and much more!


The Adirondack Park: A Wilderness Preservation Legacy

Adirondack and Catskill residents as well as the general public in both New York State (NYS) and around the nation are still celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and the 120th anniversary of the “forever wild” Article 14 of New York State’s constitution.

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Proof I Was Here

In the closing session at the National Wilderness Conference, Monica Patel, a young, poised, articulate wilderness fellow, urged attendees to go home and prove that they were here.

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Book Reviews

“Race, Ethnicity, and Leisure: Perspectives on Research, Theory, and Practice” and “Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors”

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