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Sep 21, 2017

There was no secret deal for mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

By Kevin Proescholdt
 

Congressmen Rick Nolan and Tom Emmer, among others, have made various claims recently suggesting that the 1978 Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act opened the Superior National Forest outside of the BWCAW in northern Minnesota to mining. Some variations of this story even talk about a "secret deal" or a "nod and a handshake."  Read more...

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Aug 14, 2017

Mount Washington Wilderness Protected from Invasive Ecological Meddling

By Gary Macfarlane

 

Conservation groups recently learned that the Forest Supervisor of the Willamette National Forest has withdrawn the draft decision on a proposal to conduct a “prescribed fire” in a portion the Mt Washington Wilderness. Three conservation organizations--Wilderness Watch, Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project and BARK—filed a formal administrative objection to the Scott Mountain Prescribed fire in Wilderness Environmental Assessment.  Read more...

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Aug 10, 2017

National Monuments "Review" Threatens Wilderness Too

By George Nickas, Executive Director, Wilderness Watch

 

 President Trump’s executive order demanding a review of all national monuments larger than 100,000 acres and established since 1996 portends serious consequences for the National Wilderness Preservation System. Read more...

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Apr 27, 2017

Bigger is Better

By Howie Wolke
 
When it comes to wilderness, bigger is better. This is as true from an ecological perspective as it is from that of the human wilderness experience.

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Time to Change how we Administer Wilderness

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Wolke on Wheels

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Wilderness Intended as Refuge from Bikes

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Sigurd Olson and the Establishment of Voyageurs

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Wilderness: The Next 50 Years?

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Wilderness in the Eternity of the Future

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50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

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Wilderness More Important than Ever

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Can We Still Keep Wilderness Wild?

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Paddling would mar wild landscapes

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A Winter Visit to Cumberland Island Wilderness

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So-Called Conservation Groups Betray Wilderness

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The evolution of Monte Dolack's Commemorative Wilderness Poster

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Wilderness Advocate Polly Dyer Recognized with Honorary Doctorate

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Cheering 50th Anniversary of Wilderness Act

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Of Wolves and Wilderness


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Wolves and Isle Royale: Manipulated Zoo or Wild Wilderness?

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A Brief History of Quid Pro Quo Wilderness

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Seeing What All the Dam Fuss Is About

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Wilderness: What and Why


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State Agency Game Farming Is Not Compatible...

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Snow Kiting In Wilderness

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The Most Serious Attack on America's Wilderness

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The Surgeon’s Strike Against the Wilderness Act

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Bill Worf, Wilderness Champion, Has Died at 85



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Wilderness: A Place to Unplug

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At Glacier National Park, History Trumps Wilderness

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Wilderness: A Plan for Change

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Your vote will help gain a stronger stewardship policy for wildlife refuge Wilderness

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Wilderness and Overpopulation

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The Need for Wilderness Litigation

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Perseverance Pays Off


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Building New History in Wilderness

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Cleaning up the Central Idaho Economic Development and Recreation Act

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Not Open for Business


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