Vision of wilderness, a majestic peak

Wilderness Act

The 1964 Wilderness Act specifies that wilderness should be managed in concert with nature. However it is increasingly evident that there is a growing disconnect between land managers and the purity of that original vision. Nationwide, wilderness resource professionals are increasingly drifting away from management by pack string and crosscut. Today they are more in favor of management by helicopter and chainsaw.

Wilderness Act-Vision vs. Reality

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