50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
This board celebrates 50 years of wilderness protections and the 2014 anniversary of the landmark Wilderness Act. Find out about the act and celebration news and events here.
50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
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The Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The act created our National Wilderness Preservation System and a means by which Americans can protect wilderness. It is now considered one of America's greatest conservation achievements. In honor of the anniversary, our infographic explains some of the many benefits that our wilderness areas provide.
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A new video produced by This American Land celebrates the 50th anniversary of a piece of legislation that has given Americans their strongest tool for protecting wildlands: The Wilderness Act. wilderness.org/...
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Love wilderness? This video will make you want to protect it.
As the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act approaches, we put together a gallery of outstanding images that showcase public lands in their most breathtaking light.
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As we look to the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act, editorial cartoons from the 1960s show a pro-wilderness stance.
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6 pro-wilderness cartoons from the 1960s
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Eagle Creek in the Columbia river Gorge (Mark Hatfield Wilderness)
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20 popular American Wilderness Areas
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Another great shot of Oneonta Gorge, OR. Keeping Dry Photo by Michael Matti -- National Geographic Your Shot. Not far from Portland.
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Oneonta Gorge (Columbia River Gorge, Oregon)
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Check out the amazing wilderness stories and photos our followers have been sharing on our #WeAreTheWild gallery! Join the story sharing some of your own wilderness photos, videos and moments here: wilderness.org/wild/ It's all part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the wild places that make us strong. #Outdoors #Camping #Hiking #Wilderness #GreatOutdoors
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These are waterways where the river’s free-flowing character has been protected by prohibiting dams and ensuring corridors are undeveloped.
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Special Report: Wilderness: Our Enduring American Legacy - The Wilderness Act turns 50
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Check out some amazing photos of wilderness on our 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act flickr page.
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This infographic shows that a child who spends time outside & exploring nature is more likely to be thin and fit, get better grades in school, and have fewer emotional problems than those who stay on the couch. Since this was created by the Wilderness Society, it places a strong importance on preserving and enjoying the outdoors. (2013, April 22). Why Does Wilderness Matter? The Wilderness Society. Retrieved from http://wilderness.org/blog/why-does-wilderness-matter-infographic-explains
Why does wilderness matter to children? This infographic explains
Why Wilderness? It’s a Place to Enjoy [INFOGRAPHIC]
Why does wilderness matter? This infographic explains
Learn all about the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.