Wilderness

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Wilderness

Large backcountry areas lacking roads, communication and other modern infrastructure.
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Many dark and sleepless nights have I been a companion for owls, separated from the chearful society of men, scorched by the Summer's sun, and pinched by the Winter's cold, an instrument ordained to settle the wilderness.
the southern boundary of the wilderness "[i]n order to prevent a
Even President Bush has signed off on adding 529,604 acres at a time when environmentalists are attempting to use the Wilderness Act to block his pursuit of more oil and gas drilling and timbering on federal land.
The staff at Kamp Kessa, an adventure education and treatment program utilizing horses and the wilderness for youth who are considered at-risk and who have special needs in Frankfort, Kentucky, are often asked, "Why do you use horses?
In Matthew and Mark, Jesus is driven into the wilderness and tempted by the devil immediately following his baptism.
An automobile field trip at the 1934 annual meeting of the American Forestry Association (now AMERICAN FORESTS) at Knoxville, Tennessee, provided the setting for the creation of the Wilderness Society.
Flint Red Coyote is a high school senior who is challenged to spend three months in the wilderness alone.
But those who do visit are likely to be inspired to help protect the wilderness from the vicissitudes of Big Oil.
Wes Henry, a senior National Park Service (NPS) planner and wilderness management expert, argues that resolving the wilderness question is among the most important issues the agency currently faces.
The Wilderness Act of 1964 was enacted in response to the concern that "wilderness areas were disappearing in the face of continued development.
However, judging from testimony before Congress last week, the nation will not revert to total fire suppression in the wilderness.
To keep track of changing rules, you need a good map showing the wilderness boundaries; then, before setting out, make a telephone call or two to check on policy.