Infographic: What's wilderness really worth?

The Wilderness Act celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Sept. 3, 1964, the Wilderness 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. In honor of this anniversary, our infographic explains some of the many benefits that our wilderness areas provide.


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