AIM Wild assists federal land agencies in Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri in managing and protecting present and potential Wilderness Areas under their jurisdictions.

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Wilderness Protocols
Ouachita National Forest – Arkansas
Winter/Spring 2019

AIM will be providing a Project Leader and intern to write protocols for and begin to carry out solitude monitoring, rec site inventory, and invasive species

Dispersed Recreation Data Gathering
Ozark-St. Francis National Forest – Arkansas
Winter/Spring 2019

AIM will be gathering dispersed recreation data on the Wilderness Areas in Ozark-St. Francis NF

NNIS Management Plans
Mark Twain National Forest – Missouri
Winter/Spring 2019

2 Project Leaders/2 interns (1 set on East Side, 1 set on West Side) to write and begin to carry out NNIS management plans


AIM in Daily Journal Online – Parkland area, MO
October 2018
Read the article “Wilderness Stewardship

AIM in Mark Twain National Forest Article
December 2017

Read the article “Forest Service interns keeping your Wilderness wild, by conducting surveys and trail work