Outdoor Idaho

Wilderness in the 21st Century

Season 28 Episode 1 | 26m 48s

Since the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964, Americans have learned to accept the notion of wilderness as a place "where man himself is a visitor who does not remain." But the recent success of the Owyhee Canyonlands wilderness and the controversy surrounding the Boulder-White Clouds proposal suggest that our views of wilderness and wilderness legislation have evolved in the past fifty years.

Aired: 10/21/10

Rating: TV-G

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