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Author Pearson, Arthur Melville

Title Force of Nature : George Fell, Founder of the Natural Areas Movement
Published Chicago : University of Wisconsin Press, 2017


Description 1 online resource (215 pages)
Contents List of Illustrations; Foreword by Peter R. Crane; Acknowledgments; Chronology; Prologue; 1. From the Bend of a Beautiful River to the Alcatraz of Conscientious Objector Camps; 2. Threatened Lands, Living Museums; 3. The Nature Conservancy: Setting Up the Necessary Structure Ourselves; 4. The Illinois Natural Areas Preservation Act: If at First You Don't Succeed . . .; 5. The Illinois Nature Preserves Commission: Where Once We Were Opportunists; 6. Sowing More Acorns, Fighting More Battles; Epilogue; Notes; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fell, George B
Nature Conservancy (U.S.) -- History
Natural Areas Association (U.S.) -- History
Illinois Nature Preserves Commission -- History
Natural Land Institute (Rockford, Ill.) -- History
Illinois Nature Preserves Commission
Natural Areas Association (U.S.)
Natural Land Institute (Rockford, Ill.)
Nature Conservancy (U.S.)
Natural areas -- Illinois -- History
Nature conservation -- Illinois -- History
Conservationists -- Illinois -- Biography
Natural areas -- United States -- History
Nature conservation -- United States -- History
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Natural areas
Nature conservation
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
Author Crane, Peter R
ISBN 9780299312336