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  1. BANDELIER BEARS OF 2008

  2. BEARS DOING WHAT BEARS DO!

  3. Bear climbing lessons

  4. Wilderness is for everyone not just the people that use it!

  5. What does Wilderness mean to you?

  6. What defines Designated Wilderness?

  7. Edgar Lee Hewett Archeologist

  8. Does anyone know the difference between a National Park and a National Monument?

  9. Devil’s TowerEstablished in 1906 by President Theodore Roosevelt

  10. “It’s not what we have that will make us a great nation, but the way in which we use it!”

  11. 58 years later Wilderness Act…. People saving Wilderness for people.

  12. Wilderness serves multiple uses and provides many benefits.

  13. Endangered species and large predatory animals need a place to live and survive.

  14. National Park Ranger in 1936. Do you know who this is?

  15. President Gerald R. Ford in 1974 in a speech said “That preserving wilderness serves a vital need of all Americans, even those who may never visit a wilderness area. The preservation of a vital element of our heritage.”

  16. So how much Designated Wilderness Area do we really have?

  17. Theodore Roosevelt and John Muir in Yosemite National Park “Keep close to nature’s heart, climb a mountain or camp in the woods for a week. Wash your spirit clean.” John Muir