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Doug Scott is a policy director of The Campaign for America's Wilderness. He holds a forestry degree from the University of Michigan, where he did his graduate research on the history and drafting of what became the Wilderness Act of 1964. Scott began his own work for wilderness preservation soon after the Wilderness Act became law. As a volunteer activist while in graduate school, a Washington lobbyist for The Wilderness Society, and northwest representative for the Sierra Club, he was in the forefront of many of the important wilderness preservation campaigns as a strategist and lobbyist. Some of these include the Alpine Lakes Wilderness Act (1976), the monumental Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (1980), statewide wildernes ...more

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The Enduring Wilderness: Pr...

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Wild Seattle: A Celebration...

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Our Wilderness: America's C...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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“All true wisdom is only to be found far from the dwellings of men, in the great solitudes; and it can only be obtained through suffering. Suffering and privation are the only things that can open the mind of man to that which is hidden from his fellows.’ That”
Doug Scott, Up and About: The Hard Road to Everest

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