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Title: The influence of the Adirondacks on the wilderness preservation contributions of Robert Marshall and Howard Zahniser

Author: Dawson, Chad P.; Zahniser, Ed;

Date: 2000

Source: In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 2: Wilderness within the context of larger systems; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-2. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 45-48

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Description: Two wilderness visionaries, Robert Marshall and Howard Zahniser, were influenced by their personal wilderness experiences in the Adirondack Mountains of New York and the “forever wild” legislation that protected those Forest Preserve areas. Both learned from and contributed to the wilderness preservation movement in the Adirondacks and the nation. The wilderness advocacy roles of Marshall and Zahniser were formative in the development and eventual passage of the Wilderness Act of 1964.

Keywords: wilderness, preservation, Wilderness Act of 1964, Adirondack Mountains, New York

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Dawson, Chad P.; Zahniser, Ed 2000. The influence of the Adirondacks on the wilderness preservation contributions of Robert Marshall and Howard Zahniser. In: McCool, Stephen F.; Cole, David N.; Borrie, William T.; O’Loughlin, Jennifer, comps. 2000. Wilderness science in a time of change conference—Volume 2: Wilderness within the context of larger systems; 1999 May 23–27; Missoula, MT. Proceedings RMRS-P-15-VOL-2. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 45-48

 


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