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Journal of Wilderness



Welcome to the Wilderness Research Center

The University of Idaho-Wilderness & Protected Area Research Center (WPARC) is a university wide research facility  in the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho.



The mission of the WPARC is to study the human dimensions of wilderness ecosystems.  The WPARC conducts research and teaches courses on wilderness and protected area management, monitoring impacts, communicating with the public, and the nature of wilderness experiences.

The Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Research Cooperative has moved to the University of Minnesota.  For more information please contact Dr. Keith Russell.  Publications will still be available on this website. 

Report Available

For a complete list of publications

Click here to visit the Department of Conservation Social Sciences (CSS)

Click here to visit the University of Idaho (UI).     

Wilderness & Protected Area Research Center
College of Natural Resources
Room 18a
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID 83844-1139
Phone: 208.885.7911
Fax:  208.885.6226
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