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America's Conservation Impulse: A Century of Saving Trees in the Old Line State

Geoffrey L. Buckley
Format
Book
Published
Chicago, Ill. : Center for American Places at Columbia College, Chicago, c2010.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Center Books in Natural History
ISBN
9781935195030 (alk. paper), 1935195034 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction: A case study for the nation
  • America's forest legacy
  • Professional forestry comes to Maryland, 1906-1923
  • Managing Baltimore's urban forest, 1912-1942
  • The dean of state forestry, 1923-1942
  • Rebirth and renewal, 1942-1968
  • A rich inheritance, 1969-2006
  • Epilogue: On behalf of the public good
  • Appendix A: Maryland state forest lands acquired as of 17 May 1934
  • Appendix B: Trees planted and removed in Baltimore, 1957-1965.
Description
xviii, 267, [1] p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original green pictorial boards; dust jacket. Gift of the University of Virginia Press.
Series Statement
Center books in natural history ; 5
Technical Details
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