Adrienne Lindholm - Wilderness Program Coordinator

Adrienne at Iceberg Lake in Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve
Adrienne shows some brainstorming ideas from a trip near Iceberg Lake in Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve. Those ideas led to the formation of the Wilderness Leadership Council working group.
Adrienne Lindholm
Wilderness Program Coordinator
Alaska Regional Office
240 W 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Alaska Wilderness

M.S. University of Montana, Environmental Studies, 1999
B.S. University of Richmond, Biology, 1995

Professional Experience
2011 – Present –Wilderness Program Coordinator. Coordinates the consistent implementation of the Wilderness Act and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act in areas designated as Wilderness, and promotes wilderness stewardship across the park system in Alaska.
2001-2010 -- Outdoor Recreation Planner. Wrote planning and management documents for Denali National Park, Lake Clark National Park and Preserve, and the Western Arctic National Parklands.
2000 -- Backcountry Ranger, Denali National Park.
Prior to 2000 – Author of backpacking books; biology and English teacher, biological resource technician.

Lindholm, A. 2023. Reimagining the wilderness concept for a diverse America: A case study of inclusive wilderness stewardship in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. International Journal of Wilderness 29(2)

Sears, A., A. Lindholm, and P. Christian. 2022. ANILCA: A perspective from boots on the ground. Alaska Park Science 21(1): 34-51.

“Mapping of eligible wilderness in Alaska National Park units” Natural Resource Report NPS/AKRO/NRR—2016/1318. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. Southwould, A., A. Lindholm, K. Reed, and N. Landres. 2016.

Keeping it wild 2: an updated interagency strategy to monitor trends in wilderness character across the National Wilderness Preservation System. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-340. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 114 p. Landres, Peter; Barns, Chris; Boutcher, Steve; Devine, Tim; Dratch, Peter; Lindholm, Adrienne; Merigliano, Linda; Roeper, Nancy; Simpson, Emily. 2015.

Keeping it Wild in the National Park Service: A user guide to integrating wilderness character into park planning, management, and monitoring. Wilderness Character Integration Team, National Park Service. January 2014.

“Assessing and Mitigating the Cumulative Effects of Installations in Wilderness” Alaska Park Science. Volume 13, Issue 1. June 2014. Winfree, Robert; Lindholm, Adrienne; Southwould, Angie.

“Alaska Wilderness: Looking Back, Looking Ahead” Alaska Park Science. Volume 13, Issue 1. June 2014.

“Integrating Cultural Resources and Wilderness Character,” Park Science (Volume 28, No 3) Winter 2011-2012. Cowley, Jill; Landres, Peter; Memory, Melissa; Scott, Doug; Lindholm, Adrienne.

“Wild River Planning in Lake Clark National Park.” River Management Society Journal, Summer 2010, Volume 23, No 2.

“Using Science to Manage Subsistence Off Road Vehicle Use in Denali National Park and Preserve,” Alaska Park Science (Volume 6 Issue 2) December 2007.

“Denali National Park and Preserve: Managing a Federal Conservation System Unit in an Owner State,” International Journal of Wilderness (August 2005).

“Parks as Battlegrounds,” published in The Full Value of Parks (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003).

Last updated: January 23, 2024