Endorsement From The Missoulian!

Posted on Tuesday, May 12th, 2015 by »

We are thrilled to announce that the Missoulian has published an editorial that supports Wilderness designation for the Scotchman Peaks Proposal! Not only does it endorse our mission, the article specifically cites and praises the work that the Friends have done up to this point. The is another exciting step as we move forward!

Follow this link to read the article.

About The Author:

Sandy Compton has been program coordinator for Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness since 2009. He is also a storyteller and author of both fiction and non-fiction books, and the publisher at bluecreekpress.com.

In addition to his other duties, he runs the FSPW All Star Trail Team (www.scotchmanpeaks.org/trails), which works on Forest Service trails in the Scotchman Peaks. He is a trail surveyor as well, and a C-Certified Crosscut Bucker/Feller and USFS National Saw Policy OHLEC instructor.

Sandy grew up on a small farm/woodlot at the south end of the proposed wilderness and lives there still. He is also board member of the National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance and a planning team member for the Northern Rockies Wilderness Skills Institute.

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