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Fire Crews Adapt Tactics To Battle Wilderness Flames

Sept. 17, 2012 11:27 p.m.

A portion of the wildfire near Sisters is burning in a designated wilderness area.  That’s forcing fire crews to adopt different strategies for different parts of the fire.

Trails Of Trouble As Maintenance Slides In Wilderness Areas

March 19, 2013 1:31 p.m.

Hikers and horse packers seeking adventure and solitude are also encountering frustration over the state of disrepair of recreational trails in wilderness areas.

Land | Environment

Wilderness Proposal For Olympic Peninsula Introduced In Congress

June 21, 2012 4:34 p.m.

A proposal to create a new wilderness area in the Northwest took a step forward today when a pair of Washington lawmakers introduced their Wild Olympics legislation.

Recreation | Land use | local | Politics | Economy | Communities | News | Environment

Painted Hills Wilderness Proposed For Eastern Oregon

May 7, 2015 10 p.m.

Newly introduced legislation promises economic development in Wheeler County and increased habitat protections for the recreation destination.

local | Environment

Olympic National Forest Wilderness Plan Praised, Panned

Dec. 5, 2011 11:38 a.m.

A plan to expand wilderness protections in the Olympic National Forest was panned and praised at hearings at four cities on the Olympic Peninsula.

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Make sure OPB is part of your legacy.

OPB Legacy Society Members

May 26, 2015 10:09 p.m.

OPB Legacy Society Members

Wilderness: The Great Debate

Nov. 20, 2013 11:53 a.m.

50 Years Of Wilderness

May 2, 2015 7:53 a.m.

Wilderness Plots: In Concert

May 14, 2015 8:15 a.m.

Alone In The Wilderness

June 17, 2015 8:19 a.m.

Alone In The Wilderness, Part 2

June 17, 2015 8:19 a.m.

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Wilderness Writer Lynn Schooler Visits Think Out Loud

Feb. 25, 2011 midnight

Acclaimed author Lynn Schooler joined Emily Harris on Think Out Loud for a conversation about his life and his work as a wilderness writer... and they covered everything from bears to broken hearts. Find out more and hear Schooler read from his work.

Environment | Think Out Loud

What's The Best Way To Preserve Wilderness?

June 8, 2015 3:58 p.m.

Some conservationists say wilderness must be left alone entirely, but others say if humans don't intercede, some species will be lost forever.

NW Life | Land use | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Celebrate Wilderness Photo Essay

Nov. 20, 2014 noon

A tour of northwest wilderness areas marks the 50th year of the Act that preserved them.

Think Out Loud

U.S. Forest Service Imposes Restrictions On Photos And Videos On Wilderness Land

Sept. 26, 2014 7:06 p.m.

We'll hear about the U.S Forest Service's plan to limit photography and videography on certain protected lands.

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