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October/November, 2014

50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

September 3rd marked the actual 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and many local and national events are occuring this fall.
50th anniversary events in
your community

Smithsonian "Wilderness Forever" photography exhibit
National Wilderness Conference in
New Mexico


Arthur Carhart
Aldo Leopold
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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