SCA’s Liz Putnam Named Wilderness Hero


To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, – one of the web’s most popular outdoor adventure and retail sites – has just crowned “5 Heroes of the American Wilderness” and among the royalty is SCA Founder Liz Putnam. 

The Clymb ranks Liz among the giants: Muir, Leopold, Carson and Howard Zahniser, who penned most of the Wilderness Act in 1964.  “SCA pro­vides mil­lions of vol­un­tary hours to America’s pub­lic lands every year while offer­ing valu­able expe­ri­ence and skills to young peo­ple,” writes The Clymb, which also quotes Liz as urging youth to “go for their dream.”

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