. . . then . .
to us from the clearing on the Mountain.
of America's preeminent wilderness historians and advocates has
invited us all to join him for a very personal history of the
American Wilderness movement as we all take a walk to the clearing
in the mountains.
you want to really understand how the American Wilderness emerged,
its early champions, its mission and now its future, this is your
us on the mountain.
New alliances have come together to add 300,000 acres
to the Idaho Wilderness. The last wilderness in Idaho was added over 20
years ago. Citizens from diverse interests are finding a new
common ground in working together to create wilderness in their
states. Idaho is a terrific success story. Rick Johnson tells us
Johnson / Glenn Oakley
Cloud Wilderness / Lee Melly
talks about her deep family roots in this area, and the natural
wilderness ethic that grew from a life in which wilderness values
predominated. Now, she is about to see the "Lost
Coast" designated as Wilderness as part of the North
Coast Wilderness Heritage Act,
thanks to her efforts and an amazing collaboration among citizen