In the April 2016 issue of the International Journal of Wilderness, 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?,” Gregory Hansen demonstrates the “First Steps to Meaningful and Lasting Relationships with Native People,” Vincent Nyirenda takes us to Kafue National Park in Zambia to learn about the southern ground hornbill, and more!

Download the April 2016 IJW pdf (1.32 MB)

TABLE of CONTENTS

EDITORIAL PERSPECTIVE
Identifying with Wilderness: Fording the Daunting Confluence of Caucasoids, Negroids, Mongoloids, Native Peoples, Millennials, Baby Boomers, Veterans, Hunters, and Recreationists in Protecting Our Wild Landscapes BY LISA RONALD

SOUL OF THE WILDERNESS
Where are the Young People in Wilderness? BY CHRISTINA MILLS and MONICAL PATEL

STEWARDSHIP
Learning Shoulder to Shoulder: The Story of a Successful Wilderness Partnership BY BILL HODGE, JIMMY GAUDRY, and MICHELLE MITCHELL

First Steps to meanignful and Lasting Relationships with Native People BY GREGORY HANSEN

Clifty Wilderness Campsites and Rock-Shelters: Long-Term Comparative Analysis, Challenges, and Opportunities BY RYAN L. SHARP, JUSTIN D. KURTZ, and JAMES N. MAPLES

SCIENCE and RESEARCH
PERSPECTIVES FROM THE ALDO LEOPOLD WILDERNESS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Wilderness for Science: How Protected Areas Help Scientists Better Understand Fire Regimes BY SEAN A. PARKS

Fifty Years of Science Supports Wilderness Stewardship: Findings of the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute and Cooperators BY SUSAN FOX

Personal Locator Beacons: Influences on Wilderness Visitor Behavior BY STEVEN R. MARTIN and JESSICA L. BLACKWELL

EDUCATION and COMMUNICATION
Wilderness Management Distance Education Program BY KARI GUNDERSON

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Southern Ground Hornbill: Status, Threats, and Management Strategies in the Kafue National Park, Zambia BY VINCENT R. NYIRENDA

WILDERNESS DIGEST
Announcements

Book Reviews
Protecting the Wild: Parks and Wilderness, the Foundation for Conservation
EDITED BY GEORGE WUERTHNER, EILEEN CRIST, and TOM BUTLER, REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS

Nature Inc.: Environmental Conservation in the Neoliberal Age EDITED BY BRAM BUSCHER, WOLFRAM DRESSLER, and ROBERT FLETCHER, REVIEWED BY JOHN SHULTIS

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