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Maroon Bells: What lies at the intersection of recreation and wilderness?

On this day, 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act and since then, Congress has assigned the highest protection to some 110 million acres of public lands. Colorado alone has more than 40 wilderness areas, and the … Continue reading

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