ENV S 173 10-12 - Preliminary Midterm Review On essay your choice Preservation movement or Utilitarian conservation Midterm Monday October 24 In-class

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Preliminary Midterm Review On essay – your choice Preservation movement or Utilitarian conservation Midterm: Monday October 24 In-class review Friday October 21 The two big environmental movement: Preservation movement and Utilitarian conservation THE YOSEMITE AND JOHN MUIR Yosemite Valley Was the second wild national park, its first reservation occurred in 1864, that is when the gov. granted Yosemite as a recreation area to the state of California. 1860s CA was growing very fast, and entrepreneurs wanted to have Yosemite Valley for commercial reasons; railroads, etc. A group of people entered to stop commercialization. John Muir The national parks service calls him the “father of the national parks service”. His ideas were enough to were park service today say that their founder was John Mir. He was born in Scotland in 1838 and died in 1913. He was the only of 2 sons, on of Ann and Muir but feared Daniel Mir. Daniel believed that children, were born evil, and they needed to have the evil beaten the shit out them.
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