"Wilderness Caretaking" refers to healing the Earth and erasing signs of humans' presence
in natural and wilderness areas. Of course, there are differing degrees of
wilderness. Various people may call many different types of areas
"wilderness", ranging from virgin forests to heavily impacted logged areas.
Generally, here the term "wilderness" refers to areas that are not
heavily used by humans, and are more or less in their natural state. Included are
areas that have been logged some time ago, from which most signs of the logging have
This section does not cover larger-scale caretaking issues, such as wildlife corridors,
large-scale impacts, overall ecosystem issues, and the like.