Saving Maine : An Album of Conservation Success Stories

Saving Maine : An Album of Conservation Success Stories

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 96 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780892725663
  • DDC分類 333.7209741

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Is Maine's famed natural character vanishing? The answer isof it, thanks to the hard work and generosity of people such as Percival Baxter and Peggy Rockefeller, and of dozens of concerned, ordinary citizens and groups such as the Maine Coast Heritage Trust and The Nature Conservancy, which have helped to establish preserves and parks that will maintain at least some of the natural beauty of Maine forever.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Is Maine Vanishing?                  9 (7)
Nature at Peace 16(8)
Percival Baxter and the Creation of Baxter
State Park
The Gold Coast 24(9)
The Founders of Acadia National Park
Old Growth 33(7)
The Nature Conservancy Protects Big Reed
Forest Reserve
The Bold Coast 40(8)
The Maine Coast Heritage Trust Comes of Age
A Friend In Need 48(8)
Protecting Goosefare Marsh, in the Rachel
Carson National Wildlife Refuge
Political Will and Public Good 56(8)
The Land for Maine's Future Program
Whose Woods Are These? 64(8)
Enlightened Forest Management
The Logger, the Dam Breaker, and the Widget 72(8)
Maker
Individuals Who Make a Difference
A Legacy That Lasts 80(8)
The Nature Conservancy Protects the St.
John River
Conclusion 88(3)
Appendix and Acknowledgments 91