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The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty

Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist

by Christopher Angus

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Conservation of the environment,
  • Conservation of wildlife & habitats,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • New York,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Naturalists, Gardeners, Environmentalists,
  • Regional Subjects - MidAtlantic,
  • Adventurers & Explorers

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAnne Labastille (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9497078M
    ISBN 100815608705
    ISBN 109780815608707
    OCLC/WorldCa156822825

    The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist I’m jealous of the life that Clarence was able to lead. This was written in . His lifelong quest: To protect wild nature. By Dick Beamish. When Clarence A. Petty died at on Novem the Adirondack Park lost one of its greatest champions, the woodsman who laid the groundwork for the protection of a million acres of wilderness and .

    National Park Service rangers are among the uniformed employees charged with protecting and preserving areas set aside in the National Park System by the United States Congress and the President of the United all employees of the agency contribute to the National Park Service mission of preserving unimpaired the natural and cultural resources set aside by the American people for. He is also the author of several works of nonfiction, including OSWEGATCHIE: NORTH COUNTRY RIVER (North County Books), THE EXTRAORDINARY ADIRONDACK JOURNEY OF CLARENCE PETTY: WILDERNESS GUIDE, PILOT AND CONSERVATIONIST (Syracuse University Press), IMAGES OF AMERICA: ST.

      Dr. Anne LaBastille wrote the foreword to Christopher Angus’ new book, “The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty”. Her book also includes photos by Gary A. Randorf, photographer and author of “The Adirondacks: Wild Island of Hope”/5(13). Clarence Adelbert Petty (August 8, – Novem ) was an American Supervising Forest Ranger in the Adirondack Forest Preserve, a conservationist and an avid is best known for his advocacy supporting protection of the Adirondack Park.. Petty graduated from Saranac Lake High School in , struggling with mathematics. In the same year, he matriculated into the.


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