Nature Next Door by Ellen Stroud
Cities and Trees in the American Northeast (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)

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Nature Next Door argues that the growth of cities, the construction of parks, the transformation of farming, the boom in tourism, and changes in the timber industry have together brought about a return of northeastern forests.

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Published October 15, 2012 by University of Washington Press. 231 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Bryn Mawr environmental historian Stroud uses the stories of Herbert Welch (a lawyer who in the early 20th century annually hiked from his Philadelphia home to his New Hampshire vacation cabin) and other forest advocates to document forest preservation and restoration efforts in four northeastern...

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