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Wilderness Act

Endorse This: A Love Letter To America’s Wilderness

Don’t miss this striking look at America’s wild backcountry.

October 14, 2014

Ah Wilderness! The Wilderness Act At 50

You wouldn’t think the word wilderness needed a legal definition, but it did. And in 1964 this became it as far as the U.S. government is concerned. “A wilderness, in contrast with those areas where man and his own works dominate the landscape, is hereby recognized as an area where the earth and its community […]

September 4, 2014

Century’s Worth Of Difference In Saving Wildlife

By Jamie Rappaport Clark, The Philadelphia Inquirer How can we visualize the number five billion, especially when it comes to thinking about a wildlife species? Worldwide, it’s hard to find a species, outside the insect world, with a population equivalent to five billion. But during the Civil War, there were that many passenger pigeons in the […]

September 3, 2014

To Save The Wilderness Act, And Wilderness Itself, Things Have To Change

By Gary Ferguson, Los Angeles Times Fifty years ago Wednesday, President Lyndon B. Johnson strolled out to the Rose Garden, pressed a fountain pen between the fingers of his hefty right hand and signed into law the highest level of protection ever afforded the American landscape. “If future generations are to remember us with gratitude […]

September 3, 2014