Each monthly issue of Your Wilderness includes the latest wilderness news, including featured wilderness areas, profiles of local groups, and the status of wilderness legislation in Congress.
Get Out and Read!
Mike Matz introduces this month's newsletter by discussing his wilderness resolutions for 2013.
Proposed Great Burn Wilderness
More than a century ago, hurricane-force winds drove lightning-sparked and human-caused fires across almost 3 million acres of Idaho and Montana. Learn more about this area now known as the Great Burn which is, according to National Geographic, “a gem of wild beauty.”
Idaho Conservation League Turns 40
Congratulations are in order for the Idaho Conservation League as the organization celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
Congress Adjourns, Leaving Unfinished Business
The new Congress convened at noon Jan. 3, only minutes after the 112th Congress had adjourned. It got off to a good start, as three wilderness bills were introduced in the House of Representatives on the very first day.