On December 1, 2006 President Bush signed the New England Wilderness Act of 2006.  The bill established additional Wilderness in Vermont and New Hampshire, including a new Wild River Wilderness, and expanded the existing Sandwich Range Wilderness

bulletThe complete text of the bill is available in HTML and PDF format.
bulletThe USFS has posted the boundary descriptions and PDF maps here.
bulletThe bill included significant portions of the lands recommended by the Friends of Sandwich Range and Wild River.
bulletFor a detailed history of the bill and it's passage, see the news page.

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