David Brower


Born
in Berkeley, California, The United States
July 01, 1912

Died
November 05, 2000

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David Ross Brower was a prominent environmentalist and the founder of many environmental organizations, including the Sierra Club Foundation, the John Muir Institute for Environmental Studies, Friends of the Earth (1969), the League of Conservation Voters, Earth Island Institute (1982), North Cascades Conservation Council, and Fate of the Earth Conferences. From 1952 to 1969 he served as the first Executive Director of the Sierra Club, and served on its board three times: from 1941–1953; 1983–1988; and 1995-2000. As a younger man, he was a prominent mountaineer.

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Let the Mountains Talk, Let...

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Let the Mountains Talk, Let...

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For Earth's Sake: The Life ...

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Only a Little Planet

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Navajo Wildlands: As Long a...

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Grand Canyon of the Living ...

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Remount Blue: The Combat St...

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1951 — 8 editions
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“We don't inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”
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“We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.”
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“The wild places are where we began. When they end, so do we.”
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