TITLE

Signpost

AUTHOR(S)
Howe, Steve
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Backpacker;Oct92, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information that may be of interest to backpackers and outdoors lovers. Montana's Blackfeet Indians' desire to create a 285,000-acre wildlife refuge on their reservation to preserve vanishing wetlands and boost the economy; Permanent protection of 126 square miles of wild land in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks through a Nature Conservancy; How poaching and clearcutting are threatening the spirit bears of British Columbia's Princess Royal Island; More.
ACCESSION #
9210194396

 

Related Articles

  • Take a hike! Jacobs, B.A. // Black Enterprise;Aug89, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p79 

    Discusses the increasing popularity of backpacking among blacks. Tips for planning a backpacking vacation; Places to go.

  • Signposts.  // Backpacker;Dec92, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p8 

    Presents information which could be of interest to backpackers and out-doors lovers. Tom Elko's account of wild turkeys attacking him in Cuyahoga Valley Recreation Area; Why grizzly bears attack humans; Researchers' development of a gelatin capsule packed with seeds of forage plants native to...

  • Fire drill. Lee, Jim // Backpacker;May93, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p111 

    Relates the author's backpacking trip in the rugged Marble Mountain Wilderness Area in Northern California with his 12-year-old son.

  • Signpost. Gorman, Jim; Hostetter, Kristin // Backpacker;Jun95, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p12 

    Features news and update concerning backpacking. Includes the Irvine-based University of California researchers' discovery of connection between rats level of exercise and brain power; Campaign to create the second largest national park in the Lower 48--Maine Woods National Park; Amount that...

  • Signpost.  // Backpacker;Aug96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p12 

    Presents notes and news regarding backpacking in the United States. Includes issuance of radio collars to every group of travelers at the Gros Morne National Park in Newfoundland; Addition of Yellowstone National Park to the World Heritage Committee's `World Heritage in Danger' list;...

  • Cyberhiker alert. Zukowski, Stan // Backpacker;Aug96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14 

    Focuses on the web site Backpacker's Basecamp on America Online. Features and information available; Contact information.

  • Registering your support. Morris, Michele // Backpacker;Aug96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14 

    Focuses on backpackers' support for signing in at trailheads. Backpacker Paul Trotta's reasons for signing in at trailheads; Caller responses.

  • Hike for the gold.  // Backpacker;Aug96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p14 

    Presents a pentathlon-style backpacking competition. Sherpa Haul; Break Camp; Rock Skim; Stake Drive; Water Pump.

  • `Baywatch' it ain't.  // Backpacker;Aug96, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p16 

    Suggests sites for backpacking in the United States. Includes Assateague Island, Maryland; Cape Hatteras, North Carolina; Cumberland Island, Georgia.

Share

Read the Article

Other Topics