Adirondack Legends Remembered

Lowe, Betsy
February 2010
New York State Conservationist;Feb2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p17
The author reflects on the lives of Clarence Petty and Nellie Staves, two Adirondack legends who died in 2009 and who had an effect on her. During their lives, Clarence and Nellie achieved success whether fighting for a cause, or enjoying a meal with friends. Clarence devoted his life protecting the wilderness as a conservationist, activist, woodsman, and pilot. Nellie, a sportswoman, conservationist, artist and community activist, supported the author in launching The Wild Center.


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