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May 2016

Wilderness Science Webinars and Videos

Wilderness/Wild & Scenic Rivers Staff Assistant Job Announced

The Forest Service is looking for someone who is passionate about Wilderness, Wild & Scenic Rivers, and the Forest Service; wants to gain technical expertise to apply in a future field-based position; is a great writer and speaker; enjoys working with a wide variety of internal and external people for the good of Wilderness and Wild/Scenic Rivers; and is willing to work hard to learn. Interested in this DC-based job? Learn more.

Science is an integral part of wilderness stewardship. In May, free webinars will highlight current topics.
View now Progress in Wilderness Fire Science: Embracing Complexity on May 26, 2016, from noon-1:30pm MST (Add to Outlook calendar or Google Calendar.)

View now A Synthesis of the Economic Values of Wilderness and Current Economics Research on June 2, 2016 from noon-1:30pm MST - CANCELLED, will be rescheduled for fall
This series is hosted by the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center featuring science highlights from the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute and the Journal of Forestry.


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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