We concur that regulatory and messaging consistency is a beneficial mutual goal and suggest that it’s time to reexamine the biophysical and social scientific basis for such guidance.
Wilderness and other protected natural areas such as national forests, parks, and refuges are managed to provide high-quality recreational opportunities while preserving natural resource conditions.
With a growing appreciation of the intrinsic value of wilderness, more attention is being paid to wilderness protection and management especially as threats increase and remaining wilderness areas shrink in size.
When asking graduate students which environmental public intellectuals I should read, Paul Kingsnorth’s name is frequently mentioned
The rise of neoliberalism in America has changed the way in which conservation, including wilderness conservation, is perceived.