Each year the four federal wilderness management agencies -- The US DOI Bureau of Land Management, Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service and the USDA Forest Service – receive hundreds of proposals to conduct scientific studies within wilderness.
The Wilderness Act of 1964 established grazing guidelines in wilderness areas. Wilderness designation allows for grazing in most designated areas, and motorized vehicles can be used for resource protection when deemed necessary.
Douglas W. Scott, the longtime student of the history of wilderness protection addresses the philosophical and technical challenges to mountain bike use in wilderness areas in an excerpt from Wild Earth. In the article, Mr.
This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is between the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, Interior and Agriculture regarding cooperative National Security and Counterterrorism Efforts on Federal Lands along the United States’ borders.