Volume 22, Number 2
In the August 2016 issue of the International Journal of Wilderness, we remember the pioneering wilderness scientist Bob Lucas; Doug Scott discusses the notion of having bicycles in wilderness areas; A. Andis, Robert Dvorak and Lisa Ronald share some thoughts from the millennials at the 2015 Wilderness Workshop; Tina Tin and River Yang trace the contours of wilderness in the Chinese mind; Frans Schepers and Paul Jepson discuss rewilding in a European context; and much more!
August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 JOHN SHULTIS, BOOK REVIEW EDITOR After Preservation: Saving American Nature in the Age of Humans Edited by Ben A. Minteer and Stephen J. Pyne. 2015. University of Chicago Press. 240 pages. $18.00 (pb). In an age of supposed human...read more
International Perspectives August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY TOBY AYKROYD Over the last decade the profile of wilderness has risen steadily within the European conservation agenda. Growing popular support was strikingly reflected in a 2009 resolution from the...read more
International Perspectives August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY TINA TIN and RIVER YANG PEER REVIEWED Wilderness has been widely recognized as an important component of the world conservation movement and is a specific category (Category 1b) of the International Union...read more
International Perspectives August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY REBECCA WRIGLEY There is something very odd about Britain. We have lost most of our large mammals, more than any other medium-sized or large European country except Ireland. While the average forest cover...read more
International Perspectives August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY FRANS SCHEPERS and PAUL JEPSON Rewilding is a powerful new term in conservation. This may be because it combines a sense of passion and feeling for wilder nature with advances in ecological science. In...read more
Education & Communication August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY A. ANDIS, ROBERT DVORAK, and LISA RONALD Call-and-Response as a Call to Question Just over a year ago, I was sitting in a ballroom in Albuquerque listening to one of my heroes, Dave Foreman, deliver...read more
Science & Research August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY STEVEN R. MARTIN Editor’s note: Dr. Steven R. Martin, Humboldt State University, received the US Forest Service Chief’s Excellence in Wilderness Stewardship Research Award for 2015. In the award notification,...read more
Science & Research August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY SEOK SEUNG LIM The Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute often hosts international visitors, usually from a few days to a few months. Scientists at the Leopold Institute have developed strong...read more
Stewardship August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY DOUG SCOTT We all love getting outdoors for a walk or hike. Our families can’t wait to get in the car and head out on a camping trip – and to enjoy the scenic drive amid the canyons of Big Bend, or the Great Smoky...read more
Stewardship August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY GABRIELLE SNIDER Competition for talent is one of the leading challenges facing many of today’s organizations. Recruitment and retention of top talent in public service organizations and agencies is more important than...read more
Passing the Wilderness Research Leadership Torch - Lucas to Watson August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 BY CHAD DAWSON In this issue of IJW, we celebrate the life of Bob Lucas as a well-known wilderness research leader and recreation research pioneer. During his career,...read more
Bob Lucas, Pioneering Wilderness Scientist August 2016 | Volume 22, Number 2 Editor’s Note: Jim Brown, David Cole, Dave Lime, Steve McCool, George Stankey, and Alan Watson contributed to this article. In 1967, a young geographer, Bob Lucas, moved to Missoula, Montana,...read more
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