Forest for the Trees: How Humans Shaped the North Woods

Forest for the Trees: How Humans Shaped the North Woods

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by Jeff Forester
     
 

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"This is a book that can and should be embraced by conservationists, members of the timber industry, backpackers, hunters, and anyone who has hiked through a stand of timber, looked up through the sun-streaked canopy, and felt a giddy, primeval sense of wonder that only a still-wild forest can provoke."
        

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"This is a book that can and should be embraced by conservationists, members of the timber industry, backpackers, hunters, and anyone who has hiked through a stand of timber, looked up through the sun-streaked canopy, and felt a giddy, primeval sense of wonder that only a still-wild forest can provoke."
                                                                                                    —David Weddle, author of Among the Mansions of Eden 

From early settlers and industrialists seeking wealth to modern visitors valuing tranquility, the region known today as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has a fascinationg ecological hsitory. Jeff Forester shows how the global story of logging, forestry, conservation, and resource management unfolded in northern Minnesota.

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ISBN-13:
9780873516501
Publisher:
Minnesota Historical Society Press
Publication date:
05/15/2009
Edition description:
1
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,383,279
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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