Thursday, February 25, 2021

Friends Of Allegheny Wilderness Celebrates 115th Birthday Of Nationally Recognized PA Wilderness Advocate Howard Zahniser

On February 25, the
Friends of Allegheny Wilderness celebrated the 115th birthday of nationally recognized wilderness advocate Howard Zahniser from Tionesta, Forest County, by sharing a presentation by his son Edward Zahniser on the American Wilderness Imagination.

The presentation includes a history of the wilderness preservation movement in America, his father's good lifelong work for wilderness, and the lasting importance of the federal Wilderness Act.

If you have already studied American wilderness preservation to some degree, this 30-minute talk will provide the opportunity to brush-up on your knowledge, and maybe learn something new along the way. 

If you are new to the wilderness preservation movement, it will serve as a very good introduction!

Click Here to watch the presentation by Edward Zahniser.

Visit the Friends of Allegheny Wilderness Howard Zahniser webpage to learn more about his accomplishments and legacy.

Also visit the PA Conservation Heritage Project Howard Zahniser webpage for a biography.

For more information on programs, initiatives, upcoming events and how to get involved in protecting wilderness in Pennsylvania, visit the Friends of Allegheny Wilderness website.

[Posted: February 25, 2021]  PA Environment Digest

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