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14B Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Du,,u,,, ncoru, rrogresslve, repuf LW Local artist, Yost, celebrates Wilderness Act anniversary. Lara Eichenberger Joshua Tree National Park, primarily in Montana. Special to Feather Publishing Death Valley National Park, They were both active in Lassen Volcanic National the establisb_ment of the In keeping with the Park and the Warner Bucks Lake Wilderness area celebration of the 50th Mountains. Also included will and successfully lobbied anniversary of the be images of Utah Wildlands, Washington congressmen to establishment of the federal Olympic National Park that end. These grassroots Wilderness Act of 1964, long (Washington), Welcome efforts by forward-thinking time Indian Valley resident Creek Wilderness (Montana), groups and individuals are Sally Yost has elected to make Jedediah Smith Wilderness responsible for preserving the this important milestone the (Wyoming) and the Boundary glorious mountainscapes we focus of her show at Quincy's Waters (Minnesota). all enjoy today. Main Street Artists Gallery These areas are part of the Yost's current show during the month of August. nearly 110 million acres of celebrates both the beauty She will be shbwing recent federally designated and the majesty of the work inspired by the wilderness land currently wilderness that surrounds us wilderness theme and many protected in the U.S. here in Plumas County. Her of the other MSA artists will "A large part of my adult images convey the awesome, be joining her in that focus, life in art has been hiking and sometimes intimidating Yost's work wiU include sketching in wilderness landscape of cliffs and large oils, gouaches and areas," Yost says. "I have boulders as well as the sketches depicting scenes of six recently started painting breathtaking beauty of California wilderness areas: large oils from these earlier orchards in bloom and the UBIooming Orchard with Magpie," oil Photos courtesy Sally Yost Bucks Lake; Mokelunme, sketchbook colored pencil surprising sight of a magpie and ink drawings." in flight or a stand of red trees Written by the Wilderness in a peaceful forest. Society's Howard Zahniser, Her artist's eye zeros in on the 1964 act created a the diverse elements of nature preservation system that and skillfully makes them protects wilderness areas from accessible, but with the coast to coast, one of America's understanding that we are all greatest conservation merely stewards of the achievements. It prohibits wilderness and have a roads, vehicles, permanent responsibility to protect it. structures, logging and mining Also appearing as a guest in these designated areas, artist in August will be Yost's In the 1970s Yost and her twin sister, Mary Rehwald, Corn husband, Michael, ran with a display of small summer backpacking trips in sketchbooks chronicling he r various wilderness sites and in life in Ashland, Wisconsin. the 1980s they led educational The opening will be held field trips for the San Friday, Aug. 1, with a Francisco State University champagne reception from 5 wilderness studies program, to 7 p.m. Seedless Large Slicing $299 on. "Red Trees by Bucks Lake Wilderness," oil. Two Days Only "August 1st & 2nd "Hiking in Olympic National Park," oil. or 1 Polid 1 Pound Mini Grapes Iimmtnn Sfnwlwflm Bluebenles Carrols SlO00, 2ea/$5 89ea, Green or Red i00Bell pm ,_ ..n. e 99c. 69c. Sale prices effeclive Auguat 1 & 2, 2014, only. Sale starts at 6:00 am. Umlted supply. No ralnchecks please. OPEN 7 DAYS ". " i. ,. Scratch Baked Goods  A WEEK 5am-lOpm Fine Wines & Spirits  All Lottery Games US Postage We accept Food Stamps O 50 GRAND AVE., SUSANVILLE, CA 96130 ac Sally Yost works on a painting outdoors. Her upcoming show celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act.