Kiosk Project Teaches About Primitive Tools

Selway_Bitterroot_Success_Story.jpgJob Corps youth join in on kiosk construction and wilderness celebration.

Staff of the Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation on September 16th joined youth from the Trapper Creek Job Corps to construct a Wilderness50 celebration kiosk near two of America’s largest wilderness areas in Montana.

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Partners for the Future of San Gorgonio Wilderness

Kids_fishing_photo_from_SGWA.jpgVal Silva laughs when she recalls a child asking “Who planted all these trees? It was the first time the youth had been in a national forest. As Executive Director of the San Gorgonio Wilderness Association (SGWA), Silva has gotten used to such questions. The group annually hosts a festival which brings more than a hundred urban youth and their families to the San Bernardino National Forest for a day of fishing, hiking, picnicking and more.

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National Conservation Lands

Calif_blm_area_photo_for_NCL_success_story.jpgThe Bureau of Land Management was once so dominated by resource extraction that favorite son Edward Abbey dubbed it the “Bureau of Livestock and Mines.” But in the 21st century the BLM has undertaken a new vision of conservation with the creation of the National Conservation Lands. Redrock canyons, high deserts, long vistas, archeological treasures – these lands are some of the most iconic of the American West.

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A Turnpike for Mt. Zirkel

Young_stewards_build_trail.jpegMembers of the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps joined Friends of Wilderness on the Medicine-Bow/Routt National Forest to build a turnpike through a wilderness wetland.  The project was one of more than a dozen sponsored by NWSA and the USFS.

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Friends of Scotchmans Peak

Phil_Hough_Scotchmans_Peak_Wilderness_.jpgStewardship:  The Sincerest Form of Advocacy

Rare forest carnivores, such as wolverines, pine marten, fishers, ermine and lynx are some of the most iconic creatures of wilderness. In the western U.S. , these rare animals are widely dispersed in high altitude, remote areas. Little wonder that the animals may be threatened by climate change.

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Webinar on the Wilderness Stewardship Performance Program

On April 15, 2016, NWSA Board member Randy Welsh and others presented a free webinar on the WSP program and how to apply for a NWSA/USFS grant.  

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Wilderness Stewardship Performance Activity Grants

The National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance is pleased to announce a new 2016 granting program in partnership with the USDA Forest Service for Wilderness Stewardship Performance activity grants.  Deadline for 2016 WSP Grant Program applications is April 30, 2016

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