Photos: Celebrating 50 years of Utah wilderness
What » A juried photo exhibit celebrating Utah’s scenic and wild places for the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
Where » Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City
When » Sept. 3 to Dec. 14
For more information, visit www.nhmu.utah.edu/wilderness50/.
Celebrating 50 years of wilderness
The next two months will see numerous events commemorating wilderness preservation around the country, spanning a variety of organizations that include the Smithsonian Institution, universities, environmental groups and land management agencies.
Albuquerque hosts the National Wilderness Conference Oct. 15-19, where Utah author Terry Tempest Williams will be a featured speaker.
The U.S. Forest Service is sponsoring an essay contest, with submissions due Sept. 20. The Wilderness Writing Challenge has a 500-word limit, but 140-character tweets also are welcome. Find details at 1.usa.gov/1oEOvqj.