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Forests for the People : the Story of America's Eastern National Forests.

Author: Christopher Johnson; David Govatski
Publisher: Covelo : Island Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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features a coalition of citizens, organisations, and business and political leaders fought against this pattern, and in 1911, they achieved a landmark victory with the Weeks Act, which protected  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Johnson; David Govatski
ISBN: 1610910095 9781610910095 1597263605 9781597263603
OCLC Number: 952775076
Notes: ""Index""""BoD ""
Description: 1 online resource (409 pages)
Contents: ""About Island Press ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright Page ""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I. How the Eastern National Forests Were Saved""; ""1. The Disappearing Forests of the White Mountains""; ""2. Trees to Build the Lake States""; ""3. A Forest Crisis in the Southern Appalachians""; ""4. Building a Forest Conservation Movement""; ""5. Legislation at Last: The Weeks Act""; ""6. Creating the Eastern National Forests""; ""Part II. Issues Facing the Eastern National Forests Today""; ""7. Holly Springs National Forest: A Study in Forest Management Reform"" ""8. Florida�s National Forests: A Revolution in Prescribed Burning""""9. Monongahela National Forest: Wilderness at Heart""; ""10. Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness: Preservation versus Multiple Use""; ""11. Ottawa and Hiawatha National Forests: The Return of the Wolf""; ""12. Allegheny National Forest: The Challenges of Shale Oil Drilling""; ""13. Michigan�s National Forests: The Invasion of the Emerald Ash Borer""; ""14. National Forests of Vermont and North Carolina: Loving the Forests to Death""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Selected Bibliography""; ""About the Authors""
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"gripping detail... fascinating historic context...Our forests need many heroes. Johnson and Govatski provide the background, issues and motivation for the people to join a historical procession of Read more...

 
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