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Wilderness Act turns 50, is celebrated on LI

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site naturalist Lois Lindberg,

(Credit: Amy Onorato)

The Wilderness Act, signed into law on Sept. 3, 1964, gave federal protection to 9.1 million acres of wild land across the United States.

In honor of the bill’s 50th anniversary, Sagamore Hill naturalist Lois Lindberg, 62, held a special nature tour honoring the wildlife and conservation efforts on the grounds that once belonged to famed naturalist and former President Theodore Roosevelt,...

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