Calling for the Passage of the Wilderness Act In August, nearly 500 outdoor enthusiasts spent the weekend in Tellico Plains and the Cherokee National Forest, hiking, snorkeling, kayaking and paddle-boarding.…

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The National Wilderness Preservation System was created by Passage of the Wilderness Act of 1964.  Mississippi has three federally protected Wilderness Areas: Black Creek, Gulf Islands, and Leaf – totaling…

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1)  The top Priority Areas for Wilderness designation are: Black Mountains, Craggy Mountains (Big Ivy) for the current WSA boundary, Joyce Kilmer-Slickrock Extensions, Linville Gorge Extensions, Mackey Mountain, Middle Prong…

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