The U.S. Forest Service: A Centennial History


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The U.S. Forest Service: A Centennial History Author: Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: University of Washington Press Pages: 413 Language: English ISBN: 9780295983738 Categories: , , ,

The U.S. Forest Service celebrates its centennial in 2005. With a new preface by the author, this edition of Harold K. Steen’s classic history (originally published in 1976) provides a broad perspective on the Service’s administrative and policy controversies and successes. Steen updates the book with discussions of a number of recent concerns, among them the spotted owl issue; wilderness and roadless areas; new research on habitat, biodiversity, and fire prevention; below-cost timber sales; and workplace diversity in a male-oriented field.

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Author Biography

Harold K. Steen is former president of the Forest History Society and currently teaches conservation history at New Mexico State University.