Pioneering In Conservation: A History of the Conservation Movement in New York State, 1865-1903
Date of Award
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Environmental conservation, Forest preserves, Renewable resources, Preservation
History | Natural Resources and Conservation
New York, first to set aside a forest park for its citizens, is today the only state where the idea of a Forest Preserve, to remain inviolate and forever, is embedded within the framework of its Constitution. Present attitudes have roots that can be traced back seventy-five years, and a study of the State's conservation history places us in a better position to understand the present controversies with respect to natural resource policy.
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Kranz, Marvin Wolf, "Pioneering In Conservation: A History of the Conservation Movement in New York State, 1865-1903" (1961). History - Dissertations. Paper 85.