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Forest History Today Magazine

Spring/Fall 2015

View the table of contents for the Spring/Fall 2015 issue below.
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Feature articles in the Spring/Fall 2015 issue include discussion of the Netherland’s Nature Scenery Act of 1928; how the romantic life of the young Gifford Pinchot changed landscape architecture; President William McKinley’s conservation record; a forgotten historic fire in Canada; the impact of the Congregational Church on the conservation movement; and an overview of wildfire on the Korean peninsula.

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Contents Spring/Fall 2015


[ i ] "Message from the President: Seventy Years Young"
   
2
"Editor's Note" by James G. Lewis
   
 Features
4
"The Nature Scenery Act of 1928 in the Netherlands"
by S. W. Verstegen
   
14
"Apollo and Shooting Star: The Youthful Correspondence of Beatrix Jones Farrand and Gifford Pinchot"
by Bibi Gaston
   
22 "The Great Fire of 1919: People and a Shared Firestorm in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada"
by Peter J. Murphy, Cordy Tymstra, and Merle Massie
   
32 "Measured Impact: William B. McKinley and Late-Nineteenth-Century Conservation"
by Char Miller
   
39 "Farms, Forests, and Parks and the Congregational Quest for an Equitable and Sustainable Society"
by Mark Stoll
   
50 "In the Line of Fire: An Overview of Wildfire in Korea"
by Stephen J. Pyne
   
 Departments
54 "Biographical Portrait: Duane Leroy Bliss Lumber Baron of the Comstock Lode"
by Jack Harpster
   
59 "History on the Road: John Muir and Aldo Leopold in Wisconsin"
by Thomas J. Straka and James G. Lewis
   
63 Books and Films of Interest
by Jason Howard, Eben Lehman and James G. Lewis
   
70 Mark Your Calendar
   
 Annual Report
71 From the Chair
   
71 Treasurer's Report
   
73 Contributions and Project Sponsors
   
75 Welcome to New Members
   
75 Honor Roll of Members 25+ Years
   

76 Gifts to the Forest History Society Library
   
78 Awards and Fellowships
   
80 Publications of the Forest History Society
   

82 Back Cover