A Guide to the original / classic

Wild Wilderness Web Site

This web site has been created as a resource for serious researchers and to be of value and interest for casual readers. This guide will assist you in exploring the materials we have compiled for your benefit.

This section provides basic background information on Wild Wilderness and states our mission and focus. The articles located under the heading "focus issue" provide a good starting point for understanding what we mean by Industrial Strength Recreation and why you should be actively concerned with this subject.


Focus Issue

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Primary Supporting Documents
The items found in this section are primarily intended to be used by serious researchers, journalists and larger organizations who wish to carry out their own exploration of this subject. The document entitled "Disney Defines Nature", makes interesting reading for anyone wishing to understand the larger issues associated with the commodification of nature.
Wilderness and Recreation Issues
Learn more about the Future of Wilderness and the issue of Recreation Funding.

Of special interest are our web pages on specific recreation topics such as Wilderness Rock Bolting, Mountain Resort Development and Motorized User Conflicts.

Additional Supporting Materials
These are specially selected items of significance and value to all readers. Here you will gain first hand knowledge of who is doing what to whom. It is here that you can learn more about the American Recreation Coalition and its efforts to control public policy.

This section is highly recommended.

What Can We Do?
We wish we had all the answers to this important question, but we only have suggestions.

Unless you are willing to accept "Industrial Strength Recreation," you - and tens of thousands of other Americans - are going to have to actively make your concerns heard. Learns who to contact on this page.

Analysis of the Issue
This is where you will find our original writings as well as our analysis of the situation. Much of what appears in this section has been published, but nothing is protected by copyright. We strongly encourage others interested in preserving and protecting our public lands to reprint and re-post these articles.

This section is highly recommended!

Support Wild Wilderness
We need your help and support. If you would like to learn more about our organization and our efforts to protect and enhance opportunities to enjoy "undeveloped recreation" on our nation's public lands, then this is the place to go.
Links to Articles and Organizations
Here you will find numerous annotated Internet links to especially valuable sources of additional information.

Learn more about the American Recreation Coalition and it's "Wise-Use" friends. Visit official government web sites and see what others are saying about this issue.

This section is highly recommended.

Action Alerts and Smoking Guns
Visit this section to read current Action Alerts and Hot News.

visit the Smoking Guns page to learn about specific projects now being contemplated or implemented that will further "commercialize, privative and/or motorize" America's public lands.

This section is MOST HIGHLY recommended

Recreation Access Tax in the News
The Recreation Fee Demonstration Program has come under enormous attack from the people of this country. On this page we have compiled a listing of published articles from various sources.
Wreckreation in the News
Industrial Strength Wreckreation has become a very Hot Topic in the press. On this page we have compiled a listing of published articles from various sources.

This page is updated frequently. Please Check back often.


We would like to hear from you.

For more info: Scott Silver (ssilver@wildwilderness.org) 
Wilderness 248 NW Wilmington Avenue, Bend, OR 97701
Phone  (541) 385-5261

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