FINALISTS FOR YOUTH-FOCUSED WILDERNESS EDUCATION MINI-GRANTS ANNOUNCED
Grant applications submitted by June 30 were evaluated with finalist selections
just announced. Finalists will be further evaluated and grantees determined by October or November.
50TH ANNIVERSARY SUCCESS REPORTS AND ARCHIVES
View the report
on the collective successes of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Another key outcome, signed at the National Wilderness Conference is 2020 Vision
, the federal agencies' plan for the future of wilderness. Plenary speaker archives
are available online as is a map of all 50th location events
WILDERNESS AREAS DESIGNATED FOR THE 50TH
As a last act ending the 2014 year, the Defense Authorization Act
added over 244,000 acres of wilderness in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada and Washington, including the first new wilderness acreage in Montana in over 30 years.