“Walk on the Green Earth, Engrossed Deeply in the Moment, Feeling Truly Alive.” | Turnpike Fabrication near a Patch of Semi-Muddy Dirt on the Moose Creek Trail / Forest Service Stewardship Project Photo Journal / Volunteer @ B.M.W.F.


SUMMER 2021
Wilderness Stewardship “Hitch” #4
“Walk on the Green Earth, Dwelling Deeply in the Present Moment, Feeling Truly Alive.”

VOLUNTEER PROJECT
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation

Turnpike Fabrication near a Patch of Semi-Muddy Dirt
BMWF #13 Moose Creek – Turnpike Construction

Bob Marshall Wilderness
1,009,364 Acres of Public Lands
Designated to Preserve Natural Values
National Wilderness Preservation System
Montana, USA
August 2nd to August 8th 2021
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“What Wild Animal… Fearless Among Ledges and Cliffs… Has a Positive Taste for Fresh Pee?” | HQ Pass Cleanup & Rock Kicking Crew / Forest Service Stewardship Project Photo Investigation / Volunteer @ B.M.W.F.


SUMMER 2021
Wilderness Stewardship “Hitch” #3
“What Wild Animal… Fearless Among Ledges and Cliffs … Loves to Lick Pee?”

VOLUNTEER PROJECT
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation

Headquarters Pass Cleanup & Rock Kicking Crew
BMWF #12 Headquarters Pass – Trail Clearing

Bob Marshall Wilderness
1,009,364 Acres of Public Lands
Designated to Preserve Natural Values
National Wilderness Preservation System
Montana, USA
July 23rd to July 26th 2021
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“An Ode to Slippery Bill Mountain… Shadiest Mound of Ground Around” | Westside Trail #214 Re-Route and Drainage Digging / Forest Service Stewardship Project Photo Journal / Volunteer @ B.M.W.F.


SUMMER 2021
Wilderness Stewardship “Hitch” #2
“An Ode to Slippery Bill Mountain… Shadiest Mound of Ground Around”

VOLUNTEER PROJECT
Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation

Westside Trail #214 Needed Some Assistance
BMWF #10 Westside Trail – Reroute & Drainage Digging

Great Bear Wilderness
285,771 Acres of Public Lands
Designated to Preserve Natural Values
National Wilderness Preservation System
Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex, Montana, USA
July 16th to July 21st 2021
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“Encounters with the Double Bubble… Wild Hot Springs Combo Pack” | Middle Fork Salmon River Mop-Up Crew / Forest Service Stewardship Project Photo Album / Volunteer @ S.B.F.C.


SUMMER 2021
Wilderness Stewardship “Hitch” #1
“Encounters with the Double Bubble… Wild Hot Springs Combo Pack”

VOLUNTEER PROJECT
Selway Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation

Middle Fork Salmon River Trail Mop-Up Crew
SBFC Upper Middle Fork Trail Maintenance

Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness
2.3 Million Acres of Public Lands
Designated to Preserve Natural Values
National Wilderness Preservation System
Idaho, USA
June 21st to June 30th 2021
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THE BOB MARSHALL WILDERNESS COMPLEX | A Final Refuge for Native Wildlife & Sanctuary for Dreaded Grizzly Bears ∗ Beautiful Animals or Untamed Wild Barbarians?

The Bob Marshall Wilderness Complex encompasses three neighboring wilderness areas that have been designated into the U.S. National Wilderness Preservation System
Outside of Alaska, the complex preserves habitat for native grizzly bears, some of the last spaces still left for these creatures to roam wild in the United States.

“The philosophy that progress is proportional to the amount of alteration imposed upon nature, never seemed to have occurred to the Indians.” – Bob Marshall
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THE WILDERNESS ACT OF 1964 | Public Law 88-577 ∗ “An Act to Establish a National Wilderness Preservation System for the Permanent Good of the Whole People”

The Wilderness Act of 1964
Public Law 88-577
SECTION 2. (a)
“In order to assure that an increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization, does not occupy and modify all areas within the United States and its possessions, leaving no lands designated for preservation and protection in their natural condition, it is hereby declared to be the policy of the Congress to secure for the American people of present and future generations the benefits of an enduring resource of wilderness.”
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FRANK CHURCH – RIVER OF NO RETURN WILDERNESS | Largest Block of Contiguous Wilderness in the Contiguous United States → Two Words: Vigorous & Rigorous

The Central Idaho Wilderness Act of 1980
Public Law 96-312
Enacted 7/23/1980
“… It is a great spiritual experience. I never knew a man who took a bedroll into an Idaho mountainside and slept there under a star-studded summer sky who felt self-important that next morning. Unless we preserve some opportunity for future generations to have the same experience, we shall have dishonored our trust.”
– Senator Frank Church
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