One of the events held at the Saturday celebration of 50 Years of Wilderness in downtown Meeker was log sawing. Above, the two-person teams of U.S. Forest Service workers squared off against each other, and […]
Residents and visitors enjoying Saturday’s “50 Years Wild” celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Wilderness Act of 1964 on the county courthouse lawn in Meeker spent a lot of time enjoying the close proximity […]
RBC I A celebration of “50 Years Wild” to commemorate the anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and a half-century of wild and special places, area residents and visitors are invited to an afternoon […]
RBC I Although Arthur H. Carhart helped introduce the modern wilderness idea during his survey of Trappers Lake in 1919 (a subject I discussed in my previous article), the wilderness concept itself continued to evolve. […]
RBC I Trappers Lake, Colo., is significant because it was one of the birthplaces of the wilderness idea. Some even call it the “cradle of the wilderness” for this reason.