Archive for the ‘Voices in the Wilderness’ Category

President LBJ signs the Wilderness Act Sept. 3, 1964

President Lyndon Johnson signs the Wilderness Act
Sept. 3rd, 1964

This series of essays is appearing in the Western News of Libby, Montana, and the Sanders County Ledger of Thompson Falls, as part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act, signed by Lyndon Johnson into law on September 3, 1964.

These Western Montana residents each write about their special relationship with wild places, Wilderness and wilderness, designated and not.

Wilde Soul

Posted on Monday, October 9th, 2017

by Hanna Paloma Hernandez The story of place, the relationship a person cultivates with a particular area over an extended period of time is alchemical; both place and soul are transformed and nourished.  My roots [» Read More…]

Slugging It Out With the Wind

Posted on Thursday, August 10th, 2017

By Braydan Thom, Libby High School, Class of 2017 This is the tale of my best friend and my adventure in the wilderness, fighting against the elements and coming up with a draw: We emerge [» Read More…]