The collection documents local agriculture, business, construction, economic conditions, the environment, land, parks, recreation,
and tourism. It consists of correspondence, publications, maps and other data relating to a series of public hearings held
pursuant to the Wilderness Act (PL88-577) of 1964 regarding the disposition of environmentally sensitive localities.
Roscoe A. Poland has been active in wilderness conservation since the mid-1950s. His personal efforts began with writing letters
to public officials and grew with the publication of The Conservation Call in the Spring of 1969, which still appears regularly.
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This collection is open for research.