FSPW presents to downtown Spokane Kiwanis Club

Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 by »

At the invitation of their president, Matthew Ries, Executive Director Phil Hough presented the FSPW power point to the Kiwanis Club of Downtown Spokane on March 9.

Phil spoke to an appreciative audience of about 40, including Spokesman Review outdoor editor Rich Landers. 14 of those present signed up as Friends.

The club, which was formed in the early 1920s, meets at the Spokane Athletic Club.

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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