Origins of American conservation. Edited for the Natural Resources Council of America by Henry Clepper.

; Natural Resources Council of America
New York, Ronald Press [1966] .

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Other Authors Natural Resources Council of America.
Subjects Conservation des ressources naturelles -- EĢtats-Unis.
Conservation of natural resources -- United States.
Conservation of natural resources.
United States.
Description x, 193 pages portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date [1966]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary Although the modern principles of conservation are widely understood, the evolution of the movement is not. A lack of historic perspective is often evident in the writing and policies of practicing conservationists.
Contents The conservation movement: birth and infancy / Henry Clepper -- Wildlife regulation and restoration / James B. Trefethen -- Forests and forestry / Arthur B. Meyer -- Fisheries and aquatic resources. Lakes, streams, and other inland waters / Richard H. Stroud ; Coastal and marine waters / Clarence P. Idyll -- Soil conservation / H. Wayne Pritchard -- Water conservation. Watershed management / William E. Sopper ; Water supply and pollution control / Maurice K. Goddard -- Range and forage resources / David G. Wilson -- Parks and wilderness / Conrad L. Wirth -- Scenic, historic, and natural sites / Michael Nadel -- Next steps for resources / Joseph L. Fisher.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)234168
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Clepper, Henry Edward, 1901-1987,
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