Magazine
Wilderness: It ain't what you think

May 27, 1985

A special issue on wilderness management.

Feature

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Idaho's River of No Return Wilderness: Jetboats, planes are the rule here
Holes within the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness mean heavily used exceptions to the Wilderness Act.
Wilderness management's time has come
Although hundreds of wilderness areas have been created, few are actually managed according to the spirit of the Wilderness Act.

Perspective

Can wilderness be saved from Vibram soles?
Trends in visitor use, lackadaisical management, shoestring funding levels and political motivations have all contributed to a failure to control overuse.
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