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Alisonoward By Howard Zahniser
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Howard Zahniser (1906–1964), primary author of the 1964 federal Wilderness Act, hailed from Tionesta, Pa., along the Allegheny River. In June 1937, Zahniser and his wife of one year, Alice... More > (1918–2014), took a 14-day, 100-mile canoe trip down the Allegheny River from Olean, N.Y., to Tionesta. It was a continuous river trip then, there being no Kinzua Dam. North of Tionesta, the couple camped on Thompson’s Island, now part of the 110-million-acre National Wilderness Preservation System that the 1964 Wilderness Act set in motion. Howard and Alice are now laid to rest beside his beloved Allegheny River in Tionesta’s Riverside Cemetery. With characteristic wordplay, Howard named their canoe and his journal Alisonoward, linking the couples’ first names. Unbeknownst to him, their first child Alison Howard Mathias Zahniser, made the trip in the womb. This journal is published to support designating more wilderness on the Allegheny National Forest.< Less
Accessing Wild Florida By William Holcomb
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This book discusses how to be an access advocate, whether it is for a friend, co-worker, or even for yourself. Often the closest helping hand is at the end of your own arm, and guided by the... More > information in this book, you will be well on your way to "Accessing Wild Florida". This 164 page, soft cover book includes: A List of ADA Trails by Florida County, text from the Americans with Disabilities Act, Florida State Statute 553 “Florida Americans with Disabilities Accessibility Implementation Act”, text from the Architectural Barrier Act, and the entire text of the "Wilderness Act of 1964". The last section is the U S Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines (FS-TAG), for a set of standards for trails and boardwalks in natural and remote areas.< Less

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