Volume 27, Number 2
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In this issue
In this issue, Roger Kaye discusses preserving wildness in the Anthropocene. Chris Armatas and others explore shared stewardship and partnerships through empathy. Howard Smith, Richard Discenza, and Robert Dvorak present a pandemic inspired research agenda. And Vladimir Bocharnikov and Evsey Kosman consider indicators for regional policy making in Russia.
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Ambition: The Power of a Big Idea and Sticking to it
Protecting Half of Earth’s land and seas requires the power of persistence, truth and relationships.
Preserving the Wildness of Wilderness in the Anthropocene
Wildness: What is this evocative and elusive, primal and unquantifiable quality of Wilderness? Why is it so threatened in the non-analogue future we face? Why and how should we perpetuate it?
The Evolution Of Management Science To Inform Carrying Capacity Of Overnight Visitor Use In The Yosemite Wilderness
To avert overcrowding, mitigate biophysical impacts, and ensure quality wilderness experiences, managers utilize a suite of management tools, including inventories and assessments of wilderness campsite and social conditions, to evaluate changes to use and condition over time.
Crowding Perceptions at Wilderness Areas on Mount Baker, Washington and Mount Hood, Oregon
Investigating the population of recreational mountaineers on two Cascade peaks to gain a better understanding of who the climbers are and to investigate the perceived crowding levels.
Wilderness Shared Stewardship: Exploring Partnerships Through Empathy
Shared stewardship for the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS), or the creation of partnerships, is integral to the completion of basic and fundamental stewardship tasks within wilderness (e.g., trail work, Leave No Trace education, monitoring).
A Pandemic Inspired Research Agenda on the Wilderness Experience
Population growth, technology use and a world-wide pandemic causing visitor use of pristine and beloved natural areas to soar. These changes raise numerous questions about future wilderness management.
Wilderness as Nature Conservation Indicator for Regional Policy Making in Russia
Russian landscapes provide significant impact on worldwide biodiversity of boreal and arctic ecosystems, support services of those ecosystems, and thus, are critically important wilderness areas on the globe.
Wildness: Relations of People and Place. Edited by Gavin Van Horn and John Hausdoerffer.
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