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Brower, David (1912–2000)

David brower (1912–2000) was an environmentalist who lived the phrase “In the beginning was the act!” He battled fiercely for the protection of the earth and he had a profound influence on America's wilderness areas. Brower's credits in environmental protection and advocacy are legendary in their volume and significance. He worked on the creation of national parks in the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, and New England. Along with other staunch environmentalists, he was instrumental in blocking the building of dams in Dinosaur National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Canada's Yukon Territory. Brower's own words portray the man and his passion: “Polite conservationists leave no mark save the scars upon the Earth that could have been prevented had they stood their ground.”

David Brower served as executive director ...

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