TITLE

A Century of Seedlings

AUTHOR(S)
Verschoor, Karin
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Oct2007, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on forest conservation efforts in New York State. At the turn of the 20th century, New York State's forests were in bad shape. With a lot of land already cut for timber and cleared for agriculture, the Forest and Game Conservation Commission warned that New York would soon run out of timber. The state legislature passed a law that offered seedlings to the public at cost. The first year of seedling sales was modest, but by the second year orders increased by several fold. INSET: FDR's Forests.
ACCESSION #
27106022

 

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