David Dreher joined Pew in 2010 when the Campaign for America’s Wilderness merged with Pew.
Beginning in 2000, Dreher served as senior legislative aide to Rep. Peter DeFazio of Oregon, a member of the House Natural Resources Committee. Dreher played a key role in writing and negotiating the Healthy Forest Restoration Act and wrote major legislation to overhaul the Northwest Forest Plan and protect old-growth forests.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oregon.
(Nooga) The Tennessee Wilderness Act, a bill that would protect nearly 20,000 acres in the Cherokee National Forest, reached another milestone this week when the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee gave their approval, making the proposal eligible for a vote on the Senate floor. More