The Enduring Wilderness

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Fulcrum Publishing, 2004 - Nature - 184 pages
- Outlines key details of the Wilderness Act, what it protects, and what it means for future generations- Explanations of what has been protected and how- Provides in-depth historical context- Recalls the bipartisan endeavors that led to this historic legislation.
 

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Contents

Wilderness in Our Lives
9
Wilderness From Concept to Action
19
Wilderness There Ought to be a Law
37
Putting the New Wilderness Act to Work
57
Expanding the Scope of Wilderness Preservation
75
Wilderness Yet to Save
95
Wilderness Politics
107
The Challenges of Wilderness Stewardship
125
Wilderness in Other Realms
139
An Enduring Resource of Wilderness
145
Afterword
153
Endnotes
163
Suggested Reading
177
About the Author
184
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About the author (2004)

Doug Scott is policy director of The Campaign for America's Wilderness and has been at the forefront of many of the important wilderness preservation campaigns as a strategist and lobbyist. In the 1980s, Scott was conservation director and, later, associate executive director of the Sierra Club. In 1996 he received the club's highest honor, the John Muir Award.

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