Spring 2009 Issue of Wilderness News

The Spring 2009 issue of Wilderness News (the print edition) is here! If you’re a subscriber, watch for your mailed copy soon. Or download a PDF of the full issue, HERE.







Highlights include:

lastchildcoverWilderness News Book Review: Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv.
It’s not your imagination: kids are not spending as much time outside, in nature, as their parents or grandparents. Richard Louv explores the consequence as well as what we can do to reverse the trend.


The Changing Nature of Wilderness Protection: Looking Forward
In part II of Wilderness News coverage of the 30th anniversary of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act of 1978, we examine the way new challenges may reshape community conversations about the BWCAW.


Project Venture students on a hike with Project Venture Coordinator Brian Ensign (back right) and YMCA Camp Widjiwagan instructors. Photo courtesy of Project Venture North.

“Project Venture North: Budding Program Reconnects Youth to Nature”
Ice fishing, snow shoeing, canoeing and camping – cornerstones of the northwoods experience, yes, but cornerstones of drug and alcohol prevention? Project Venture North, a replica of Project Venture in New Mexico, is betting yes, serving American Indian communities in the Quetico Superior region by connecting kids with nature. Read the full article HERE

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