50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act
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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.
Wilderness Infographic

Infographic from The Wilderness Society about why wilderness matters in all our lives and check out our nature-based itinerary ideas for United States.

20 wilderness areas to see before you die!  #hiking #outdoors

Bring water shoes for this one: The trek may involve slippery rocks and a logjam or two, but beautiful Lower Oneonta Falls is worth it.

As we look to the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act, editorial cartoons from the 1960s show a pro-wilderness stance.

As we look to the anniversary of The Wilderness Act, editorial cartoons from the show a pro-wilderness stance.

20 popular wilderness areas you should explore! #Greatoutdoors #hiking #camping

My good friend Chris from The Bug Out Bag Guide has graciously written a fantastic guide on how to create your very own Bug Out Plan! And what better time … Continue Reading →

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. http://wilderness.org/blog/love-wilderness-video-will-make-you-want-protect-it

During half a century, the Wilderness Act has achieved remarkable results, and is still a critical law for conservation.

Check out some amazing photos of wilderness on our 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act flickr page.

In honor of its birthday, the National Park Service is organizing cultural events, canoe trips, hikes, stargazing parties and even musical performances.

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.

The Salt Puzzle - Interesting patterns found with in a salt flat in Death Valley

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: http://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.

is blessed with a national park system that protects some of our most beautiful and unique landscapes—and Americans love it. In more people took trips to national parks than ever

What's your best wilderness photo, video or story? Join others who are sharing short moments! http://wilderness.org/wild/ #WeAreTheWild

What's your best wilderness photo, video or story? Join others who are sharing short moments! http://wilderness.org/wild/ #WeAreTheWild

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