Retreat, and a Voice for Wilderness

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David Crews and Brendan Wiltse

David Crews ( serves as editor for The Stillwater Review and director of the Silconas Poetry Center at Sussex County College. He is author of the poetry collection High Peaks (Ra Press, 2015), as well as a new book of lyric essays on the Adirondacks titled Wander-Thrush (Ra Press, 2018). Brendan Wiltse is conservation and nature photographer based in Saranac Lake, NY. Brendan holds a Ph.D. in limnology from Queen's University and is the Science & Stewardship Director for the Ausable River Association. He also sits on the board of The Waterman Fund and is a co-founder of Adirondack Wilderness Advocates.

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