Monday, August 24, 2009

WV in Illinois's News-Gazette

Check out this article and learn how you can take a "working vacation" and "give something back" with Wilderness Volunteers.

Thanks to all the participants on the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie service trip!

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Hidden Gems

Check out the Huffington Post for a quick look at "The Top Ten Best National Parks You Don't Know About." Learn about a new place and vote for your favorite.

WV runs trips in four of the parks listed: Acadia, Olympic, Glacier, and Haleakala.

What's missing from this list? And what are "The Top Ten Best National Forests & Wilderness Areas You Don't Know About?"

I'd put Idaho's Sawtooth Wilderness and Virginia's Washington & Jefferson National Forest (complete with its herds of "wild" ponies) near the top. How 'bout you?