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Wilderness Act

Absaroka Range
Courtesy Rick and Susie Graetz

After languishing for over two decades in the U.S. House, a sweeping wilderness bill now gets its first shot in the Senate.

Grizzly Bear advocate Doug Peacock penned the letter asking President Obama to retain endangered species protections for Yellowstone-area grizzlies.
Eric Whitney

One of Montana’s foremost voices on wilderness issues is Doug Peacock. He’s a decorated Vietnam veteran who says the time he spent in wilderness helped him recover from the psychological trauma he suffered in combat. Peacock continues to work with groups that bring a new generation of combat vets into wild places.

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"Reflections on Wilderness," by Allison Linville.

Wilderness And Who We Are

Aug 13, 2014

Late July in the Anaconda-Pintler Wilderness area:  a sweeping cloak of flowers still silently blooms on a high alpine meadow.  Some are rare; all are beautiful.  There are few places like it, even in Montana.

The Wilderness Society

Fifty years ago, Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Protection Act, and ever since, the Wilderness Society has worked to protect wild landscapes and to inspire Americans to care about wild places. Former Montanan Jamie Williams is The Wilderness Society's new president, and some of his thinking might surprise you.

(Broadcast: Home Ground Radio, 8/5/14)

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