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From the Wilderness Society, this 40th anniversary edition of _The Wilderness Act Handbook_ was released in May of 2004. The Handbook "sets forth the relevant laws, regulations, and policies that govern the creation, expansion, and management of the National Wilderness Preservation System. The Wilderness Act is printed out in its entirety, along with interpretation and excerpts from and analysis of subsequent legislation that has influenced the designation or management of wilderness." The 90-page pdf document contains sections on Designating New Wilderness Areas, Wilderness Management and Stewardship, National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness, National Forest Wilderness, Wilderness Myths, and more. The Handbook includes a Wilderness Reading List as well. A text-only version of the Handbook is also available for download.

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  • Health > Environmental Health
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  • Science > Earth Science

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