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Wilderness Preservation

Thousands Of Acres Of Sierra Wilderness Saved In Landmark Deal

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

In a deal struck between conservationists and a timber company after more than a decade of development warring, thousands of acres of highly coveted, ...

Two Different Approaches to 'Wilderness'

Joanna Eede | Posted 10.30.2011 | Green
Joanna Eede

The concept of 'wilderness' has long existed in Western culture as a place of pristine natural beauty unpolluted by human life. These policies neglect indigenous tribal peoples for whom such 'wild' places were once merely 'home'.

Hidden Gems Wilderness Protection Bill Shows Lack Of Consensus

Vail Daily | Scott Condon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

ASPEN, Colorado -- U.S. Rep. Jared Polis will introduce a wilderness bill that provides some level of protection to roughly 70 percent of the lands ta...