TITLE

Gifford Pinchot: Walrus of the Forest

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Sandra
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Dec2000, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Gifford Pinchot, a conservationist and former chief of the Forestry Division in the United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture. Relations with former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt; Education; Role of Pinchot in creating the science of forestry management in the U.S.; Impact of Pinchot's conservation policy on the number of national forests in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
3927207

 

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