By Roger Kaye, Polly Napiryuk Andrews, and Bernadette Dimientieff, with artwork by
Rewilding Leadership Council Member Roger Kaye
Roger Kaye has worked for the USFWS in Alaska for 41 years, as a planner, pilot, Native liaison and in recent years, as the agency's Alaska wilderness coordinator. He has a Ph.D from the University of Alaska where he has taught courses on wilderness, environmental psychology, and the Anthropocene.
He is the author of Last Great Wilderness: The Campaign to Establish the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and numerous journal and popular articles related to wilderness. Currently, he is working on a book considering the future of the wildness of Wilderness in the Anthropocene.
Roger's Articles on Rewilding.org
Wilderness and Traditional Indigenous Beliefs: Conflicting or Intersecting Perspectives on the Human-Nature Relationship?
The Legacy and Lessons of Celia Hunter
By Roger Kaye Celia Hunter’s legacy as a tenacious champion of against-all-odds
Wildness: What is it? Why should our conservation agencies perpetuate it?
By Roger Kaye What is this evocative and elusive landscape quality, wildness?
Wilderness in the Anthropocene: What Future for its Untrammeled Wildness?
By Roger Kaye My aim in addressing this question is three-fold: