Synopses & Reviews
- 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
A look at protecting America's wilderness and an explanation of the Wilderness Act.
About the Author
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.