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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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CURRENT/UPCOMING PROJECTS & EVENTS

Annual Retreat and Board Meeting
October 5, 6, 7, 2018
We will be visiting in the Mark Twain National Forest’s Potosi-Fredericktown District area this year; including the Bell Mountain and Rockpile Mountain Wilderness Areas

Wilderness Narratives
Ozark-St. Francis National Forest – Arkansas
Mark Twain National Forest – Missouri
Summer and early Fall, 2018

Wilderness Fellows have been hired to develop narratives for the Wilderness Areas in Ozark-St. Francis and Mark Twain National Forests

AIM Working With Interns
Shawnee National Forest – Illinois
Fall, 2018

AIM is assisting Shawnee NF with their interns

Great Rivers Wilderness Skills Institute
Ozark-St. Francis National Forest – Arkansas
Ouachita National Forest – Arkansas
Mark Twain National Forest – Missouri
Shawnee National Forest – Illinois
Fall, 2018

AIM is working with these three National Forests to host this event

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 THE NEWS

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