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  • Dear friends

    Wallace Stegner Center celebrates 40th birthday of Wilderness Act; Casper Star-Tribune’s Charles Levendosky dies; visitors Stanley Dodson, Dorothy Kehmeier, Jim Low; correction on Pahreah townsite photos

  • Four decades of the Sierra Club

    Michael McCloskey’s autobiography, In the Thick of It: My Life in the Sierra Club, covers four decades of his life and work as an environmentalist

  • Generation gap

    The environmental laws designed to protect nature for future generations may not survive this generation, unless things change

  • Heroes for the wild

    The upcoming 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act is being celebrated with "Wilderness Hero" award nominations, sponsored by a range of conservation groups

  • Leave the wheels out of wilderness

    As enjoyable as mountain biking is, bikes simply don’t belong in the wilderness, partly because the faster you travel through a place, the smaller – and tamer – that place begins to seem.

  • Lost in the wilderness of power politics

    The kind of democratic dialogue that creates viable wilderness proposals is impossible in the current wilderness of power politics

  • Motorheads gone wild

    Motorheads gone wild

    An off-roading conservationist navigates some gnarly landscape on the road to more protection for the Utah desert. Subscribers only

  • Only 40 years ago, the Earth got its day

    Only 40 years ago, the Earth got its day

    Earth Day, which was first celebrated 40 years ago, was largely created by Gaylord Nelson, a Democratic senator from Wisconsin who fought hard for environmental laws.

  • Reflections on the Wilderness Act at 50

    Reflections on the Wilderness Act at 50

    The concept may need some rethinking, but it's still an important way to preserve some of our most treasured land. Subscribers only

  • Setting the record straight on wilderness

    Setting the record straight on wilderness

    America needs wilderness to preserve its soul, not to mention its water, air and wildlife.

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