Past Projects

2018

Rec Site and Solitude Monitoring
Upper Buffalo Wilderness, Arkansas
January – May

AIM worked with Ozark National Forest and the Arkansas Job Corps Wilderness Discovery Group on this recreation site and solitude monitoring project.

Solitude Monitoring
Panther Den Wilderness, Illinois
February – May

Tails n’ Trails!
Garden of the Gods Wilderness
Saturdays, March 17, April 14th, May 12th
Wilderness trail work days with packstock

AIM Wild Day
Panther Den Wilderness, Illinois
April

Trail work in Panther Den, Shawnee National Forest

NNIS Data Gathering
Irish Wilderness – Missouri
Summer, 2018

Mingo Job Corp gathering NNIS data in the Irish Wilderness

Wilderness Data Organization
Shawnee National Forest – Illinois
Summer, 2018

An intern was hired to organize data for the Wilderness Areas in Shawnee National Forest

Annual Retreat and Board Meeting
October 5, 6, 7, 2018
We visited 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 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 assisted 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 worked with these three National Forests to host this event

 


2017

  • Assisted Shawnee NF in obtaining grant to help support summer Wilderness interns’ efforts throughout the Shawnee Wilderness Areas
  • Accompanied Mark Twain NF summer Wilderness interns on multiple backpacking trips in Hercules Glades for trail and campsite monitoring
2017 Mark Twain NF Wilderness Interns in Hercules Glades Wilderness
2017 Mark Twain NF Wilderness Interns in Hercules Glades Wilderness
  • Co-hosted annual National Wilderness Workshop in Arkansas in October