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Twentieth-Century New England Land Conservation

A Heritage of Civic Engagement

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674032897

Publication Date: 03/31/2009


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

20 halftones

Harvard University Forest


  • Foreword [Charles H. W. Foster]
  • Preface [Judson D. Hale, Sr.]
  • Land Conservation in New England: An Introductory Overview [Charles H. W. Foster]
  • Maine. A Certain Persistence of Character: Land Conservation in Maine, 1900–2000 [Thomas A. Urquhart]
  • New Hampshire. Common Ground [James C. Collins and Richard Ober]
  • Vermont. Unspoiled Vermont: The Nature of Conservation in the Green Mountain State [Robert McCullough, Clare Ginger, and Michelle Baumflek]
  • Massachusetts. Environmental Conservation in Massachusetts [Charles H. W. Foster]
  • Rhode Island. The Rhode Island Conservation Story: Back from Crisis [Peter B. Lord]
  • Connecticut. Rescuing Connecticut: A Story of Land Saving Actions [Russell L. Brenneman]
  • Federal Land Conservation in New England: Crisis, Response, and Adaptation [Robert W. McIntosh, Rolf Diamant, and Nora J. Mitchell]
  • The Past as Prologue [Charles H. W. Foster]

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