In May 2016, Island Press sent four winners on a hike along the Arizona Trail with author Jason Mark in our Keep It Wild sweepstakes. Here's a bit from Jason about that fantastic trip!

Join Jason Mark and Sierra Club's Dan Ritzman for a live chat about the need for wild places. Jason will discuss his new book, ...

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Here at Island Press, I spend much of my time reading about our authors’ work in wild and remote places from the confines of a desk chair. So last May, I jumped at the chance to venture away from the office on a backpacking trip with Jason Mark,...

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Have humans really tamed every inch of the world? On our overheated and overcrowded planet, are wild places now extinct? In Satellites in the High Country,...

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

Have you heard all the buzz? From reviews in Wall Street Journal to interviews in ...

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

Have you heard all the buzz? From reviews in Wall Street Journal to interviews in ...

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Conservation for Cities author Rob McDonald reflects on a comment he received after giving a lecture at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural...

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

Have humans really tamed every inch of the world? On our overheated and overcrowded planet, are wild places now extinct? 

Photo Credit: Glen Canyon Dam and Colorado River - Page, Arizona by Flickr.com user Jim Trodel

Have humans really tamed every inch of the world? On our overheated and overcrowded planet, are wild places now extinct? 

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How I earned the excommunication merit badge. “Rants from the Hill” is cross-posted from High Country News

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