Platte River Wilderness

The United States Congress designated the Platte River Wilderness in 1984 and it now has a total of 23,492 acres. Colorado contains approximately 743 acres. Wyoming contains approximately 22,749 acres. It is managed by the Forest Service. (more…)

North Absaroka Wilderness

Several summits in the North Absaroka Wilderness rise above 10,000 feet with the highest point on Dead Indian Peak at 12,216 feet. The United States Congress designated this a wilderness area in 1964 and it now has a total of 350,488 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Wyoming and is managed by the Forest Service. (more…)

Priorities of Desert Survival

The desert is amongst the most daunting environments to find oneself stranded, and is often perceived as perhaps the most impossible terrain of them all. Yet it is important to remember that we as a species first arose amongst the more arid climates of this earth, and are well suited to adapt and exist there if need be. (more…)

What is conservation of wild life?

Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting wild plant and animal species and their habitats. Among the goals of wildlife conservation are to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy and to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness lands to humans. (more…)

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Talkington Trail in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota

One of the most influential figures in the history of American public lands, Roosevelt’s legacy is recognized at national parks, wildlife refuges, wilderness areas and national forests across the country. Theodore Roosevelt National Park is in the colorful North Dakota badlands. (more…)

Gros Ventre Wilderness

Shoal Falls Loop, Gros Ventre Wilderness

The United States Congress designated the Gros Ventre Wilderness in 1984 and it now has a total of 317,874 acres. All of this wilderness is located in Wyoming and is managed by the Forest Service.

The Gros Ventre Wilderness lies just east of Jackson in western Wyoming.

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Huston Park Wilderness

With approximately 48 square miles of high forested land, Huston Park Wilderness rises beyond 10,500 feet and contains alpine bogs and stands of lodgepole pine, spruce, fir, and aspen, interspersed with open parks and brushy meadows. The streams are small and their water drains into the Little Snake and North Platte Rivers. (more…)

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is in Maine and was the first national park east of the Mississippi River. Acadia National Park lies in the center of the Wabanaki homeland, which stretches from Newfoundland, Canada, to the Merrimac River valley in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. (more…)