The Invention and Preservation of Wilderness

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In this article, from the National Wildlife Federation Web site, author Roger Di Silvestro explains the history of the concept of "wilderness." From the domestication of land for crops through the passing of the Wilderness Act, Di Silvestro traces how people have perceived wild lands. This resource also contains links to other NWF resources.

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