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Environmental historian reflects on the legacies of Aldo Leopold and the Gila Wilderness

Environmental historian reflects on the legacies of Aldo Leopold and the Gila Wilderness

One hundred years ago, conservationist Aldo Leopold proposed designating 500,000 acres of land in the Gila National Forest as an area where no roads could be built. This led to the first wilderness area in the United States—40 years before the passage of the Wilderness Act in 1964. Now communities…
May 22, 2024

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