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By Biohabitats / On September 10th, 2014

Editor's note: The below is excerpted with permission from a West Virginia University commencement speech given by Keith Bowers, president of Biohabitats. The full...

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By Meghan Bartels / On September 5th, 2014

Buttermilk Falls in Adirondack Park, NY.

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On September 4th, 2014

Editor’s note: Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or should...

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By Jason Mark / On September 3rd, 2014

Editor's note: Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or should...

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By Joyce Maschinski, Kristin E. Haskins, Joyce Maschinski & Kristin Haskins / On September 2nd, 2014

Asclepias welshii, a species of milkweed native to Arizona and Utah, in situ.  

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By Meghan Bartels / On August 29th, 2014

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By Richard Waring / On August 28th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Brian Walker / On August 27th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Cristina Eisenberg / On August 26th, 2014

Editor's note: September 3 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the Wilderness Act. To commemorate the anniversary, we asked a small group of Island Press authors to reflect on the influence of this law to date and how its role may or...

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By Michael Branch / On August 25th, 2014

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