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Two billion trees and counting : the legacy of Edmund Zavitz

Author: John C Bacher
Publisher: Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Natural Heritage Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Edmund Zavitz (1875-1968) rescued Ontario from the ravages of increasingly more powerful floods, erosion, and deadly fires. Wastelands were talking over many hectares of once-flourishing farmlands and towns. This title deals with the Legacy of Edmund Zavitz.
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Bacher, John C. (John Christopher), 1954-
Two billion trees and counting.
Toronto ; Tonawanda, NY : Dundurn Natural Heritage Books, ©2011
Named Person: Edmund Zavitz; Edmund Zavitz; Edmund Zavitz
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Bacher
ISBN: 1459701135 9781459701137 9781459701120 1459701127
OCLC Number: 837180761
Awards: Shortlisted for Legislative Assembly of Ontario Speaker's Book Award 2012.
Description: 1 online resource (274 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Edmund Zavitz: The Man Who Did Plant Trees --
Early Influences --
Behind the Scenes --
Exiled to Agriculture, 1905-1911 --
The Struggle Against Indifference --
Drury and Zavitz: A Partnership --
A Decade of Environmental Reform --
From Disaster to Triumph --
Implementing the Vision --
Appendix: Chronology of the Life of Edmund Zavitz.
Responsibility: John Bacher.
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Edmund Zavitz (1875-1968) is recognized as Ontarios "Father of Reforestation." Due his knowledge of forestry, vision, diligence, and perseverance in the face of opposition, Ontario was rescued from  Read more...

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Edmund Zavitz has rescued Ontario from the ravages of environmental disasters and more than two billion trees have been planted under his guidance, with more to come. -- The Globe and Mail, Oct 29, Read more...

 
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