Off-road-vehicle damage to a proposed wilderness area near Utah's Factory Butte. The Department of the Interior has refused
for years to enforce restrictions on ORV use; now the Bush administration is challenging citizens' rights to demand such protection.
"The Interior Department is in the process of expunging the word 'wilderness' from the dictionary."
— Jim DiPeso, policy director of REP America (Republicans for Environmental Protection), at the fall 2003 conference "Wild Ideas: George W. Bush on Wilderness
Photograph by Ray Bloxham/SUWA; used with permission.