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.
Wild Waters for Wild Trout: Looking to the Next 50 Years
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act in the United States, conservationists across the country can be proud of the 757 areas encompassing nearly 110 million acres that currently comprise our National Wilderness Preservation System.
A Tribute to Ian Player: Global Wilderness Conservation Icon
Wilderness Conservation Leader and Icon Dr. Ian Player, globally recognized wilderness and conservation legend, passed away peacefully on November 30, 2014, at age 87.
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.
“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”
Social Science in the Russian Far East: Understanding Protected Area Visitors’ and Local Residents’ Attitudes
A common justification for developing ecotourism opportunities within protected areas is that it helps to secure long-term conservation of wildlife and habitats and contributes to local socioeconomic development.
Wilderness within Reach
What is left of the sun dapples the surface of a lake, as thick, intimidating storm clouds roll in over the shadowed mountains.
Perspectives From the Society for Wilderness Stewardship: Enhancing the Professionalism of Wilderness Stewardship?
Unless professionalism can be enhanced dramatically, wilderness conditions, values, and character are likely to degrade in the face of increasing population, global anthropogenic impact, and value conflicts.
Wilderness Stewardship: A Survey of National Wilderness Preservation System Managers
In 1995, directors of the four federal land management agencies charged with managing the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) signed an Interagency Wilderness Strategic Plan.
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