New York NOW

The Wilderness Act 50 Years Later

Season 2014 Episode 36 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens joins us atop Sleeping Beauty Mountain in the Adirondack Park as we learn the story of the Wilderness Act and its connection to the North Country. We also meet Vietnam veteran, Brother Yusuf Burgess, who used the 'Great Outdoors' to fight back against his PTSD symptoms and now introduces inner-city kids to the splendor of Mother Nature.

Aired: 08/28/14

Rating: NR

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