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Trib Talk: Wilderness Act turns 50

Published September 4, 2014 11:25 am

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After considering more than 60 drafts, Congress finally approved the Wilderness Act in 1964, a bill aimed at protecting America's most remote places.

On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Jeff Clay of the Sierra Club, Garfield County Commissioner Leland Pollock, BLM wilderness lead Bunny Sterin and University of Utah law professor Robert Keiter join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the history and legacy of the Wilderness Act which turns 50 today. 

Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or texting 801-609-8059.

jnpearce@sltrib.com

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