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Can nature writing still shape the national debate?

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This week, we've been looking at outdoor education in the North Country, from the revival of the visitor interpretation centers in Newcomb and Paul Smiths to the effort to get more kids into the woods.

Last year, Brian Mann attended a conference looking at how nature writing shapes our culture and influences the national debate over environmental issues. He found that some of the country's top nature writers wonder whether their work can still make a difference. (Brian Mann's story first aired in August 2010.)

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Adirondack Bureau Chief

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