Fifty years later, the 1964 Wilderness Act is cherished

Fifty years later, the 1964 Wilderness Act is cherished

TOP: Sen. Frank Church on horseback riding through Idaho mountains. ^ ABOVE: Sen. Frank Church sits on a porch with a hunting dog. Church fought to keep mining and clear-cutting from some of the most pristine land in Idaho. The wilderness areas Church fought to protect today are home to some of the best hunting grounds in the state. Photos courtesy of the Frank Church Papers Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University.

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