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Lost Tracks.

Lost Tracks.

Author: Jennifer Brower; Cantook Station,
Publisher: Athabasca University Press 2008-06-01.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
While contemporaries and historians alike hailed the establishment of Buffalo National Park in Wainwright, Alberta as a wildlife saving effort, the political climate of the early 20th century worked against it. The Canadian Parks Branch was never sufficiently funded to operate BNP effectively or to remedy the crises the animals faced as a result. Cross-breeding experiments with bison and domestic cattle proved  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Brower; Cantook Station,
ISBN: 9781897425107 1897425104
OCLC Number: 1012933049
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter 1: Where the Buffalo RoamedChapter 2: Bison Conservation and Buffalo National ParkChapter 3: A Well-Run RanchChapter 4: Zookeepers and Animal BreedersChapter 5: "Evolving the Arctic Cow"Conclusion: A Forgotten ParkBibliography
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Sheds light on the history of Canada's national parks, bison recovery efforts, and environmental thought in the first half of the twentieth century.  Read more...


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