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December 2014

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

With 2014 drawing to a close, we've released a report on the success of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act year, including over 850 local community events, the opening of the "Wilderness Forever" photograph exhibit in the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, the D.C. Wilderness Week, and the National Wilderness Conference.


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A student conducting invasive plant inventory using a GPS unit is a public wilderness information website formed in 1996 through a collaborative partnership between the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute--the federal government's wilderness training and research arms, respectively--and the College of Forestry and Conservation's Wilderness Institute at the University of Montana.

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