Pisgah National Forest: A History

Pisgah National Forest: A History


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ISBN-13: 9781626196346
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 10/21/2014
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 665,373
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

After retiring as a nurse practitioner, Marci earned her certificate as a North Carolina environmental educator and a Blue Ridge naturalist. She is the author of Clingman's Dome: Highest Mountain in the Great Smokies, " and a soon-to-be released children's book based on a true story, called "Potluck Message Delivered: The Great Smoky Mountains are Saved!" She was a 2012 and 2013 finalist in a local publisher's short story contest. Dr. James G. Lewis, with the Forest History Society of Durham, North Carolina, a non-profit educational institution connecting people with the forest, is the editor of the organization's journal, Forest History Today, and co-edits their blog, "Peeling Back the Bark." A graduate of Florida State University with a PhD in U.S. history, Dr. Lewis specializes in the history of the U.S. Forest Service and authored "The Forest Service and the Greatest Good: A Centennial History."

Table of Contents

Foreword Dr. James G. Lewis 7

Acknowledgements 11

Introduction 17

1 Coming to the Mountains 23

2 A Gentleman Comes 33

3 U.S. Forestry Education: The Beginning 47

4 Establishing Pisgah National Forest 65

5 Moving Forward 77

6 Grandfather Ranger District 101

7 Appalachian Ranger District 129

8 Pisgah Ranger District 159

Bibliography 191

Index 203

About the Author 207

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Pisgah National Forest: A History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not funny