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.
It seems appropriate for the direction of the International Journal of Wilderness to enter 2018 in the context of “a changing world.”
Untrammeled lends transcendent meaning to wildness. Understanding that meaning is crucial to understanding the Wilderness Act’s overarching mandate to preserve wilderness character.