“Wilderness” means many different things to different people. Wilderness managers, however, must follow its legal definition. The purpose of this course is to acquaint you with the contents of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and its application in managing a wilderness area.
This course integrates informational text, interactive practice activities, engaging videos, Learn More opportunities, and supplemental reference materials. Following the course, you will take a brief assessment requiring you to demonstrate your understanding of key course concepts. Upon successful completion of the assessment you will be awarded an electronic certificate of completion.
This course is self-paced and integrates self-study allowing you flexibility in the time needed to complete the course. Within each course, you decide the order and progression you’d like to take, allowing you to revisit and review sections in greater depth as needed.
- Wilderness Defined
- Wilderness Character
- Prohibited Uses
- Special Provisions
- Gifts, Bequests and Contributions
- Stewardship Principles
- All employees with any responsibilities relating to management of designated wilderness areas.