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June 2016

Comments on 2020 Vision Implementation Plan

Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center Director Job Opening

This full-time position in Missoula, Montana, works closely with national wilderness leaders from the Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service and National Park Service, as well as with the interagency Wilderness Policy Council to coordinate management across the National Wilderness Preservation System and direct the nation's only wilderness-focused training institution. Outreach applications are accepted until July 12.

The Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, Forest Service, National Park Service, and US Geological Survey invite partners and interested public to review the draft implementation plan for the interagency Wilderness 2020 Vision. External review of the draft plan is now open through July 6, 2016 - visit the NPS Planning, Environment, and Public Comment (PEPC) website to view the plan and learn how to review/submit comments.


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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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