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Fall 2004 Issue
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    Message from the Director
    Alumni Trailblazers
    Alumni Profile
    Wild Side of Medicine
    What is Wilderness
    Little Things are Big in Patagonia
    NOLS & OIA Protest Utah Oil & Gas Lease Sales
    Issue Room
    You Can't Translate the Word "Wilderness"
    New Wilderness Legislation
    NOLS Wilderness Ethics Go Global
    Behind the Scenes at NOLS
    NOLS Rallies for Wilderness
    Employee Awards
    Belay Off
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The paddle the man methodically dipped in the water had the shape of an inverted spade from a card deck. He was perched in the front of his homemade dugout canoe and approached us as though he saw six “city slickers” floating through the Amazon basin in fancy synthetic canoes as often as he saw the monkeys and macaws that filled the jungle.
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Wilderness Appreciation Essay Winner - What is Wilderness?
Little Things are Big in Patagonia
NOLS and OIA Lead Protest Against Utah Oil and Gas Lease Sales

The Young and the Adventurous
They're qualifying for the Olympics in cycling, working at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic, climbing the Seven Summits, and circumnavigating the U.S. on a bicycle. Read more…
WMI International
WMI now spans the globe teaching wilderness medicine from Chile to India, from Australia to Sweden, from Thailand to Tanzania.
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Behind the Scenes at NOLS
By Susanna Helm
We Need Wilderness to Survive
By John Mace Grunsfeld
NOLS Rallies for Wilderness
By Susanna Helm
Employee Awards

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