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Origins of American conservation.

Author: Henry Edward Clepper; Natural Resources Council of America.
Publisher: New York, Ronald Press [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the modern principles of conservation are widely understood, the evolution of the movement is not. A lack of historic perspective is often evident in the writing and policies of practicing conservationists.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clepper, Henry Edward, 1901-1987.
Origins of American conservation.
New York, Ronald Press [1966]
(OCoLC)596015907
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Edward Clepper; Natural Resources Council of America.
OCLC Number: 234168
Description: x, 193 pages portraits 24 cm
Contents: The conservation movement: birth and infancy / Henry Clepper --
Wildlife regulation and restoration / James B. Trefethen --
Forests and forestry / Arthur B. Meyer --
Fisheries and aquatic resources. Lakes, streams, and other inland waters / Richard H. Stroud ; Coastal and marine waters / Clarence P. Idyll --
Soil conservation / H. Wayne Pritchard --
Water conservation. Watershed management / William E. Sopper ; Water supply and pollution control / Maurice K. Goddard --
Range and forage resources / David G. Wilson --
Parks and wilderness / Conrad L. Wirth --
Scenic, historic, and natural sites / Michael Nadel --
Next steps for resources / Joseph L. Fisher.
Responsibility: Edited for the Natural Resources Council of America by Henry Clepper.

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Although the modern principles of conservation are widely understood, the evolution of the movement is not. A lack of historic perspective is often evident in the writing and policies of practicing conservationists.

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