August 2016

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!

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Book Reviews

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...

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Tracing the Contours of Wilderness in the Chinese Mind

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...

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Rewilding Britain

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...

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Rewilding in a European Context

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...

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A Journey to Wilderness Far from South Korea

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...

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Bicycles in Wilderness Areas?

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...

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A Wilderness Career Ladder – Repairing the Rungs

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...

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Bob Lucas, Pioneering Wilderness Scientist

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,...

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