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Jefferson Exchange | June 5, 2014 | 8:30
10:10 am
Thu June 5, 2014

Wilderness Act Turns 50

The Chetco River in Oregon's Kalmiopsis Wilderness.
Credit Public Domain

It's a milestone birthday year for wilderness in America and in Oregon. 

The Wilderness Act went on the books in 1964, the same year the Kalmiopsis Wilderness was created. 

Oregon Wild celebrates with the Oregon Wilderness Conference this weekend. 

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Jefferson Exchange | June 2, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Wilderness Now And For The Future

The Illinois River in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness west of Selma, Oregon.
Credit Public Domain

Our country has taken steps to protect some of its wild areas, but the picture in the rest of the world can be grim. 

And no matter where the wilderness, climate change presents another set of issues. 

These and more will be discussed at the upcoming Oregon Wilderness Conference in Portland, hosted by the group Oregon Wild. 

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