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2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act! The nation is planning big things in celebration of the Act that is the envy of the world. September 13 marks the beginning of Wilderness Week in D.C. and Wilderness50 is planning a 5-day conference in Albuquerque, NM, October 15-19.
2014 is also the 25th anniversary of the founding of Great Old Broads for Wilderness.
We’re celebrating it all!
View this beautiful National Park Service video that explains the Wilderness Act.
National Parks Free Admission Days in 2014:
April 19-20 – National Park Week’s opening weekend; August 25 – National Park Service’s 98th birthday; September 27 – National Public Lands Day; November 11 – Veterans Day
Controversial Utah Oil Shale Project Challenged 38,000 Public Comments Opposed Plan Threatening Aquifers, Seeps, and Springs SALT LAKE CITY— Oil shale strip mining atop Utah’s Book Cliffs is being challenged by conservation groups. The challenge is a “request for agency action” filed Tuesday, over the ground water discharge permit approved by the Utah Department of…
Activate your Passion for Wild Places at Broads 2014 Wilderness Advocacy Boot Camp, April 10-14. Where: Ghost Ranch Retreat & Education Center – Abiquiu, NM DEADLINE to APPLY is MARCH 10! Apply to be a volunteer Broadband Leader and attend the 2014 Wilderness Advocacy Boot Camp. This is no ordinary boot camp! The Great Old Broads for…