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June 2017

New Wilderness Resources

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A current compilation of court cases pertaining to the Wilderness Act of 1964 provides background, interpretation and relevance for each case. Cases are divided into categories including: commercial services, cultural resources, fish and wildlife, access, minerals, motor vehicle, resource protection and water rights.

Watch the recording from the June 7 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Wilderness webinar with Bob Wick, BLM Wilderness Specialist; Sandy Skrien, USFS National Wilderness Program Manager; Jeff Lucas, USFWS Wildlife Officer; and Parker Martyn, NPS Alaska Region Inventory and Monitoring Program Manager.

The National Park Service publishes its 2016 Wilderness Report.


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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