Sierra Club Celebrates Wilderness Designations in Louisiana
General Meeting at The Backpacker
July 24, 2014 7:00 PMIn recognition of the nationwide celebrations observing the 50th Anniversary of the passage of the US Wilderness Act this year, Charlie Fryling, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture at LSU will make a presentation on the origin and history of the Wilderness Designation which protects irreplaceable parts of America's Natural Heritage. Fryling's presentation will include photographs of the Breton Islands Wilderness in St. Bernard Parish which are one of three wilderness areas in Louisiana with this protective designation. The Sierra Club in Louisiana was instrumental in obtaining the Wilderness designation for these islands in the 1970's. Find out more about Wilderness Areas in the USA and Louisiana on the www.wilderness.net and catch up on all the fun this year on Wilderness50th.com.
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