New Wilderness Designated!
The President signed the John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act into law on March 12, 2019. In addition to the renewal of the Every Kid Outdoors program and reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund, this public lands law designates more than 600 new miles of Wild and Scenic Rivers and 1.3 million new acres of wilderness.
The importance of traditional trail work in wilderness
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.