Stewart Brandborg discusses his work with the Wilderness Society, particularly relating to the passage of the 1964 Wilderness Act and the roles of Howard Zahniser, Michael Nadel, Olaus Murie, and Sig Olsen. He also notes the significance of Representative John Saylor to the passage of the Wilderness Act. Brandborg explains his work following the initial passage of the act, which included organizing local conservation groups throughout the West to support augmentation of designated wilderness.
Stewart Brandborg; Wilderness conservation; Wilderness Society; 1964 Wilderness Act; Howard Zahniser; Michael Nadel; Olaus Murie; Sig Olsen; John Saylor
Montana; United States
Bill LaCroix Interviews with Stewart Brandborg Oral History Project, OH 459, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Brandborg, Stewart, "Stewart Brandborg Interview, November 19, 2013" (2013). Bill LaCroix Interviews with Stewart Brandborg Oral History Project. 1.