Wilderness Act 50th Anniversary

BCHA celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act on September 3, 2014

Back Country Horsemen, America’s Best Kept Secret in Wilderness Trail Stewardship – Abstract for Panel Presentation: “Engaging the Full Spectrum of Wilderness Stewardship,” by Randy Rasmussen, Advisor for Public Lands & Recreation, Back Country Horsemen of America. Presented during the National Wilderness Conference, Albuquerque, NM, – October 2014.

BCHA letter included in Wilderness Time Capsule – To be opened in 2039 in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Wilderness Act – February 2015.

Back Country Horsemen of Utah Southwest Chapter Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act – BLM-Utah’s intrepid adventure crew set out on a unique backpacking trip into Red Mountain Wilderness in Southwestern Utah. See their excellent video in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management. September 2014

Letter to Secretary of Agriculture re: Wilderness50th – To thank Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for his support of this celebration

Letter to Secretary of Interior re: Wilderness 50th – To thank Interior Secretary Sally Jewell for her support of this celebration