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[ Remembering Howard Zahniser, unsung architect of the Wilderness Act ]

Thanks to the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964, the U.S.

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[ Taxi-Sharing Boosts Energy Efficiency, But Will Riders Get on Board? ]

Many taxi trips in cities could be shared, cutting down travel time and attendant pollution, according to a new study. But will riders want to pair up?

[ Infographic: What’s wilderness worth? ]

The Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this month. The act created our National Wilderness Preservation System and a means by which Americans can protect wilderness. It is now considered one of America’s greatest conservation achievements.

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[ Obama’s Proclamation of National Wilderness Month Is Fitting during 50-Year Milestone for the Wilderness Act ]

Michael Reinemer
The Wilderness Society thanks President Obama for his proclamation declaring September 2014

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[ Benefits of the Wilderness Act Continue to Grow at 50-Year Milestone ]

Michael Reinemer

Next week, Americans across the country will mark the 50th anniversary of one of the country’s most effective conservation laws, the Wilderness Act.  Signed by President Johnson on September 3, 1964, the Act was a h

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[ The Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams appears on CBS This Morning ]

[ New Jersey’s Great Swamp to host Interior Secretary Jewell in Wilderness Act ceremony ]

Secretary Jewell will speak at the event, joining The Wilderness Society President Jamie Williams, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe and Reps. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) and Leonard Lance (R-NJ), among other guests.

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[ SF Giants host Wilderness Society for celebration of 50th ]

Though everyone had a great time, this was no ordinary afternoon at AT&T Park.

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[ Rocky Mountain National Park celebrates centennial ]

Rocky Mountain National Park will be honoring the 100th anniversary of the park’s protection for the next year, through Sept. 4, 2015.

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