YOUTH-FOCUSED WILDERNESS EDUCATION MINI-GRANTEES ANNOUNCED
$30,000 in proceeds from the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act have been awarded, through a competitive grant process
, to four organizations whose experiential wilderness youth programs education and inspire tomorrow's wilderness stewards and activists.
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.