WELCOME TO FIELD NOTES

After more months of work that I care to admit, Field Notes is ready to launch. I hope all the National Park/Forest AIRs who discover this site will join the community. I am going to continue to add discussion groups,…

The Wilderness Act turns 50!

  From www.wilderness50th.org On September 3, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Wilderness Act. This historic bill established the National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) and set aside an initial 9.1 million acres of wildlands for the use…