Excerpts from interviews with US Forest Service chiefs spanning 50 years consider the issues of the era, such as wilderness, civil rights, public participation, clearcutting, ecosystem management, environmentalism, and timber salvage. Of interest to environmental policy analysts, public administration specialists, federal and state foresters, natural resource managers, and historians of forestry and the environmental movement. The text is dotted with b&w photos. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Publisher:||Forest History Society, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.39(d)|
About the Author
Harold K. Steen is the author of The Conservation Diaries of Gifford Pinchot; Forest and Wildlife Science in America: A History; Jack Ward Thomas: The Journals of a Forest Service Chief; and The U.S. Forest Service: A History. A former president of the Forest History Society, he currently teaches conservation history at New Mexico State University. He lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico.