Competition for talent is one of the leading challenges facing many of today’s organizations.
Imagine yourself at home in your favorite chair, dressed comfortably in sweat pants and a T-shirt while actively increasing your knowledge and understanding of wilderness.
Our society is experiencing a technological revolution in the use of handheld information and communication technology. The recent advances in wireless technology have made information and communication devices more portable, more affordable, and more ubiquitous than ever before.
Planning was in high gear in 2013 as the wilderness community prepared for a wide variety of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. The most important event was the National Wilderness Conference held in October in New Mexico.
Science for wilderness emphasizes that our work informs effective stewardship and management of wilderness. Wilderness for landscape sustainability aims to improve understanding of the roles of protected lands in maintaining the ecological, economic, and social integrity of larger landscapes.
In this issue of IJW, we celebrate the life of Bob Lucas as a well-known wilderness research leader and recreation research pioneer.