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Articles about wilderness

History
by J. Larson
4 years ago
Happy 50th Anniversary Wilderness Act of 1964

The year is 2014 and what you probably don't know is this year is the 50th anniversary of a critical piece of legislation that has defined land management in the US for half a century. The Wilderness Act took land that was of special and sensitive nature and placed it in the most highly protected status that land can have in the United States. In a decade filled with important legislation the Wilderness Act took a backseat to heavy hitters like the Clean Air and Water Quality Act buts it legacy is not to be denied it gave us a "enduring resource of wilderness..."

Travel & Places
by Wildlily
6 years ago
Rich Mountain Wilderness

Are you looking for a hunting, backpacking or horseback riding destination that offers spectacular scenery, abundant game, quiet and solitude? Escape the "hustle and bustle" of the city and "loose yourself in the wild" of the Rich Mountain Wilderness of northern Georgia

Sports
by Deborah-Diane
8 years ago
Hiking California's Laguna Coast Wilderness Areas

If you enjoy hiking and either live in Southern California, or are planning to travel there, you will want to check out the Laguna Coast Wilderness areas. Right on the border of the quaint town of Laguna Beach, this spectacular wildlife area is perfect for people who want to see and enjoy California in its natural state.

Environment
by Leo Phukidides
6 years ago
Man and Environment

The philosophical concept of interrelationship between human society and natural environment has always been at the center of the dispute between the supporters of the 'conquest of nature' for the greater good of the humankind and the proponents of its conservation. Basic positions of both parties have remained largely unchanged in the course of decades. In order to understand and contrast them, it is necessary to review the historical development of these ideas...

Home & Garden
by mcimicata
8 years ago
A Camping Shower May Be Your Only Way To Stay Clean-Tips On How To Make Them

We all know that going on an excursion in the wilderness is all about “roughing it out”, and getting dirty without worrying too much about sanitation; however, it is always beneficial to have a camping shower around the campsite. Although going out into the wilderness may be about getting...

Travel & Places
by kelsorogers
9 years ago
The Banff Springs Hotel

Sometimes enlightened self-interest really does result in something special. The wild and unspoiled Canadian wilderness is a gem worth seeing, but the journey, even today, is long, from just about anywhere. Back in 1886, it was even longer, despite the brand-new Canadian Pacific Railway wending through the heart of...

Entertainment
by slash30
8 years ago
Hiking Gear List: Hiking Gear That You Need to Bring

Aside from making sure that the weather is perfect for hiking and the trail is set, hikers should also remember to bring the right hiking gear. Not only will it make their hiking trip fun, it will also make it safer. If you're clueless when it comes to hiking...

Environment
by Hannah M. Padovano
6 years ago
Is Ecotourism Really "Sustainable"?

Ecotoursim: Does it really improve our environment? Or do the negative effects outweigh the positive ones?

Travel & Places
by katlupe
7 years ago
The Adirondack Park In New York

New York State is home to the largest protected wilderness area east of the Mississippi.

History
by Kaden01
8 years ago
The Werwolf resistance

As Nazi Germany's downfall become more and more imminent. Groups of ununiformed, partisan, commandoes were sent behind enemy lines. These actions which began in 1944 are relatively uneventufl. However, they were called the Werwolfs and would be instrumental in continuing the war after Nazi...

Travel & Places
by Wildlily
6 years ago
Popular Southwestern Virginia Attractions

Do you need a break from the hustle and bustle of city life? Escape to the mountains of southwestern Virginia. For centuries, the draw of the legendary Appalachian Mountains has beckoned explorers and travelers.

Technology
by RylelKlien
9 years ago
Building a Survival Fire

This article will describe how to start a fire with a match. It's harder than it sounds. This article is designed for if you ever find yourself without a lighter, but with a couple of matches. It's a common exercise for cubscouts.

*One Match
*Torn Cloth, or other very dry...

Environment
by Deborah-Diane
9 years ago
You Can Prevent a Wild Fire!

Wild fires are a serious problem, especially in the western United States, as well as in other countries. While some of these fires are caused by lightning strikes, most are caused by humans and nearly all of them can be prevented. Learn what you can do to make a difference.

Travel & Places
by Wildlily
6 years ago
Look At Lee County, Virginia

Rock-climbing, whitewater rafting, mountain biking, motorcycle touring, camping, fishing, hunting, swimming, paddling, cross-country skiing, geo-caching, bird watching and just plain relaxing are but a few of the exciting outdoor activities that draw travelers to scenic Lee County.

Lifestyle
by aberdelle
7 years ago
Best Camping Sites Near Chicago

Here is a non-exhaustive list of some of the best campgrounds and camping sites near Chicago. (within 260 miles) These campsites around Chicago focus on the more wilderness campground camping site.

Entertainment
by MrRooibos
5 years ago
The Art of Deception

The Art of Deception is a Randall Evans documentary that explains the various methods used by people to produce "puppet" documentaries that push a specific agenda and that are so convincing that their audiences do not question the falsehoods. Well known works like Al Gore's the Inconvenient Truth and Jason Russell's Kony 2012 come under attack for seeking to enrich their producers by startling audiences with trumped up claims.

Travel & Places
by Dude88
7 years ago
The Everglades

The Everglades National Park, established in 1947, is one of the sightseeing options in Florida that people can come to see on one of the cheap flights to Florida and then stay in one of the hotels in Florida. It is a protected wildlife and nature wilderness subtropical area...

Sports
by pwarlick
8 years ago
A Mountain Hiking Adventure

Have you decided to explore the thrill of the sport of mountain hiking this year. Mountain hiking is a great way to get into shape while soaking up some fresh air and experiencing the beautiful and serene surroundings of the wilderness. The wonderful thing about mountain hiking is reaching...

Entertainment
by MrRooibos
5 years ago
Bear Grylls Speaks to Wilderness Survivors Anonymous

Bear Grylls gives a inspirational speech to Wilderness Survivors Anonymous

Travel & Places
by InfoMaverick
5 years ago
Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies

With its crisp mountain air and spectacular vistas, snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies is a rare experience that should not be missed.  

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