While Obama's track record on wilderness is mixed (let's face it—he's had a pretty full plate), he's regularly expressed his intentions to keep it top-of-mind in his administration. To wit: He gave a press conference on Wednesday covering nature preservation, getting kids outside, and the legacy of Teddy Roosevelt. Watch:
Maybe BACKPACKER can introduce Obama next time? I mean, if REI can do it...
Whitehouse.gov via The Goat