April 2021

Volume 27, Number 1

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In this issue

In this issue of IJW, Larry Beck and Dan Dustin interpret the evolution of John Muir’s legacy. Michelle Reilly examines the significant contributions of women to the wilderness preservation movement. Martha Bierut, Rebecca Niemiec, Randy Welsh, and Dave Cantrell analyze practices that enhance volunteer retention. And Amy Lewis discusses learning faster and better through global mentorship.

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Interpreting John Muir’s Legacy

Interpreting John Muir’s Legacy

In judging Muir’s legacy, we should be compelled to look inward, admit our own shortcomings, and acknowledge that we, too, have been participants in a system that oppresses Black Americans, Indigenous peoples, and other people of color.

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CoalitionWILD Global Mentorship: The Future of Wilderness May Depend on Our Ability to Learn Faster and Better

CoalitionWILD Global Mentorship: The Future of Wilderness May Depend on Our Ability to Learn Faster and Better

The CoalitionWILD Global Mentorship program pairs rising conservation leaders with veterans from the environmental field for a 12-month virtual and intergenerational exchange. The program provides avenues to build networks, encourages perspective exchange on challenges and celebration of success, and is committed to bridging the gap between generations, cultures, and experience.

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Book Review

Book Review

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. by Robin Wall Kimmerer

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