First Steps to Meaningful and Lasting Relationships with Natives Peoples

First Steps to Meaningful and Lasting Relationships with Natives Peoples

It is long overdue for managers to begin building stronger working relationships with neighboring Tribal groups. With Native issues such as the appropriate management of and access to cultural and sacred sites within wilderness, strong relationships ultimately move us closer to the common goal of managing protected areas for the use and enjoyment of all people!

Learning Shoulder to Shoulder

Learning Shoulder to Shoulder

While driving through the hills of eastern Tennessee in 1934, a small cadre of friends became engaged and then embroiled in an animated conversation about the steps necessary to protect the limited wildlands remaining in the United States.

Where Are the Young People in Wilderness?

Where Are the Young People in Wilderness?

“Where are the young people… Why aren’t they here?” asks William Tweed (2010), a former park ranger in his rich and thoughtful book titled Uncertain Path: A Search for the Future of National Parks.