Scotchman Peaks Presentation

Posted on Monday, February 20th, 2012 by »

Wilderness Opportunities for the Scotchman Peaks

On February 25th, the Kinnikinnick Native Plant Society presentation will feature a presentation about “Wilderness Opportunities for the Scotchman Peaks”. This event begins at 9:45am in the Sandpoint Community Hall and is open to the public, free of charge.

Phil Hough, Executive Director of the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness will provide an update on the status of the Scotchman Peaks and the efforts to protect it including the current winter study of rare forest carnivores and a look at how the draft forest plan impacts this special area.  Included will be a stunning slide show offering an arm chair journey into the wild heart of the Scotchmans.

About The Author:

Phil Hough is the Executive Director of the Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness.

He has hiked the "triple crown": the Appalachian Trail, Continental Divide Trail and the Pacific Crest trail (twice). He has also paddled the length of the Yukon river. Phil's love of wilderness guides him as he works to save the incrediblly wild Scotchman Peaks, one of the last and largest roadless places in northern Idaho and western Montana.

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