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January 2015

New for 2015

On December 19, 2014, President Obama signed into law 89,285 acres of wilderness additions to the Bob Marshall, Scapegoat and Alpine Lakes Wildernesses and 155,685 acres of newly-designated wilderness in four different wilderness areas in Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico--Columbine-Hondo, Hermosa Creek, Wovoka, and Pine Forest Range.
Two new free online courses, offered through a partnership between the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and the Eppley Institute are now available: Managing Special Provisions: Aircraft and Motorboats and Managing Special Provisions: Grazing.


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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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