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RMRS-P-27: Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Seventh World Wilderness Congress symposium; 2001 November 2­8; Port Elizabeth, South Africa


Watson, Alan; Sproull, Janet, comps. 2003. Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Seventh World Wilderness Congress symposium; 2001 November 2­8; Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Proc. RMRS-P-27. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 272 p.

ISSN 1945-0672 (print)
ISSN 1945-0680 (online)

The Seventh World Wilderness Congress met in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in 2001. The symposium on science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values was one of several symposia held in conjunction with the Congress. The papers contained in this proceedings were presented at this symposium and cover seven topics: state-of-knowledge on protected areas issues in South Africa; traditional and ecological values of nature; wilderness systems and approaches to protection; protection of coastal/marine and river/lake wilderness; spiritual benefits, religious beliefs, and new stories; personal and societal values of wilderness; and the role of science, education, and collaborative planning in wilderness protection and restoration.

Keywords: biodiversity, protected areas, tourism, economics, recreation, wildlife, alien species, spiritual values


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1. State-of-Knowledge on Protected Areas Issues in South Africa

Planning and Management of the Umfolozi Wilderness Area in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa: A Model for Managing African Wilderness Areas
W. D. Densham, A. J. Conway
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Wilderness Conservation in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: Where We Are Going
N. Guy Palmer, Maretha E. Shroyer, Nigel Wessels
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Establishment of Buffer Zone in the Peripheries of Wilderness Areas in the Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park World Heritage Site, KwaZulu-Natal Province, Republic of South Africa
William R. Bainbridge
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Mountain Conservation in South Africa
M. E. Shroyer, P. Blignaut
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WAG-CEAD Alliance: Commitment to Wilderness Training and Protection in South Africa
W. D. Densham, R. J. Fincham
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Wilderness, Wilderness Quality Management, and Recreational Opportunities Zoning Within Kruger National Park, South Africa
Stefanie Freitag-Ronaldson, Ralf H. Kalwa, Jaco C. Badenhorst, Jan P. Erasmus, Freek J. Venter, Flip J. Nel
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Cross-Boundary Impacts in the Crocodile River Valley: A National Parks Perspective
Ralf H. Kalwa
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2. Traditional and Ecological Values of Nature

In Quest of African Wilderness
Malcolm Draper
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Protecting Restorative Relationships and Traditional Values: American Indian Tribes, Wildlife, and Wild Lands
Linda Moon Stumpff
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Helping "Ecosystem People" Protect Wilderness and Their Own Welfare
T. Damu
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Endangered Species, Endangered Culture: Native Resistance to Industrializing the Arctic
Sandra Hinchman
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Contested Rights: Impacts of Game Farming on Farm Workers in the Bushmans River Area
Kelly Luck, Zweliyanyikima Vena
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Understanding Wilderness and Subsistence in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Chad E. Dear
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Living Cultures-Living Parks in Alaska: Considering the Reconnection of Native Peoples to Their Cultural Landscapes in Parks and Protected Areas
Robert L. Arnberger
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3. Wilderness: Systems and Approaches to Protection

An NGO's Contribution to Mountain Conservation in South Africa
A. Schoon, M. Shroyer, F. Hunziker
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Protecting and Sustaining Wilderness Values in the Muskwa-Kechika Management Area
Paul J. Mitchell-Banks
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National Landscape Conservation System: A New Approach to Conservation
Jeff Jarvis
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The Wildlands Project Outside North America
David M. Johns
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Personal and Societal Values, and Wilderness Stewardship
Perry Brown
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4. Protection of Coastal/Marine and River/Lake Wilderness

Rationalization of the Commercial Afforestation Program on the Western Shores of Lake St. Lucia for Nature and Wilderness Conservation, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa
William R. Bainbridge
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Factors Influencing Experience Quality: Comparing User Groups and Place Attachment at the St. Croix International Waterway
John J. Daigle, Jamie Hannon, Cynthia Stacey
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Community Involvement in New Zealand Marine Reserve Management: Examining Practice
Laani Uunila
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Ecological Implications of Water Spirit Beliefs in Southern Africa: The Need to Protect Knowledge, Nature, and Resource Rights
Penny S. Bernard
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Zambezi River: Wilderness and Tourism Research Into Visitor Perceptions About Wilderness and Its Value
Sally Wynn
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5. Spiritual Benefits, Religious Beliefs, and New Stories

Preserving Paradise Through Religious Values of Nature: The Islamic Approach
Hafiz Nazeem Goolam
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Sources of Spiritual Benefits of Wilderness: A Philosopher's Reflections
Baylor Johnson
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Our Real Challenge: Managing Ourselves Instead of Nature
David M. Johns
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6. Personal and Societal Values of Wilderness

Value of Wilderness Revisited
Lisi Krall, John Organ, Florence R. Shepard
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Contribution of Wilderness to Survival of the Adventure Travel and Ecotourism Markets
Peter B. Myles
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Wilderness Ecotourism and Education as a Means of Promoting an International Environmental Ethic
Laura M. Fredrickson
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Wildlife in Growing Cities: Eco-Socio-Cultural Considerations
Sophie Jakowska, Dyrce Lacombe
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Management Actions to Protect Wilderness Experiences and the Resource
Les Wadzinski
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Antarctica: Tourism, Wilderness, and "Ambassadorship"
Patrick T. Maher, Gary Steel, Alison McIntosh
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7. The Role of Science, Education, and Collaborative Planning in Wilderness Protection and Restoration

Ecological Research and Educational Programs to Support Protected Area Management: Lessons From the United States Experience
David N. Cole
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From Scholarship to Stewardship: Opportunities and Challenges in Wilderness Research, Education, and Management
Stephen F. McCool
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Role of Science in Sustainable Management of Yosemite Wilderness
Jan W. van Wagtendonk
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Investigating the Environmental Cause of Global Wilderness and Species Richness Distributions
Crewenna Dymond, Steve Carver, Oliver Phillips
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The Shack Revisited: Aldo Leopold's Perceptions of Wilderness From a Historic, Legal, and International Perspective
Till M. Meyer
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Norwegian "Friluftsliv" -- "Environmental Education" as a Lifelong Communal Process
Børge Dahle
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Overcoming the Taxonomic Impediment to Sustainable Development: BioNET-INTERNATIONAL, the Global Network for Taxonomy -- A Successful Networking Model for Capacity Building in Developing Countries
Nicholas King
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Closure of Trails: A Restoration Strategy or Lack of Management?
Teresa C. Magro
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Seedbank as a Tool for Choosing the Better Strategy for Trail Recovery
Teresa Cristina Magro, José Leonardo de Moraes Gonçalves
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Where in the World Wide Web Is Wilderness?
Charles Besancon, Wayne A. Freimund
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Title: RMRS-P-27: Science and stewardship to protect and sustain wilderness values: Seventh World Wilderness Congress symposium; 2001 November 2­8; Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Electronic Publish Date: October 3, 2003
Last Update:
September 2, 2008

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