#Wilderness Act 50-year recap videos (@pewtrusts @forestservice @sierraclub)

Last year the Wilderness Act turned 50. It was a monumental piece of legislation that was advocated for by many, opposed by some, and has arguably been one of America's greatest and most contentious acts of environmental and cultural preservation. The anniversary celebration's multimedia PR is arriving (has arrived) with bells on. For example, see the Sierra Club's video:



And this one by the Pew Charitable Trusts:



Many U.S. agencies celebrated the occasion as well, including the US Forest Service who manages 193-million acres, 36-million of which are designated as wilderness:



Happy belated 50th and early 51st birthday to our nation's wilderness.