The Wilderness Act at Forty: Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Publication: International Journal of Wilderness

Author: Douglas W. Scott


04/27/2004 - On September 3rd, 2004, Americans will celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Wilderness Act (P.L. 88-577), a landmark in world conservation history. Four decades later, it is difficult to comprehend just how completely that law recast the context within which agency wilderness stewards and citizen wilderness activists do their work.Download the article--The Wilderness Act at Forty: Looking Back, Looking Ahead.

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