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Are there many differences between agency policies in wilderness management?

Since wilderness is managed by four different agencies with four different histories and institutional cultures, there are some differences between agency policies, and specific questions should be directed to the individual agencies. Close coordination through meetings, joint policy reviews and field trips helps ensure that the approach to management of wilderness by the four agencies is as consistent as possible. Managers from all federal agencies that manage wilderness attend wilderness management training sessions through the interagency Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center.



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