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Unformatted text preview: ENV S 173 10/21 Lecture Gifford Pinchot and The National Forest Idea (if writing on utilitarian conservation) Silviculture Detrich Brandis “Colossus of development” 1890 U.S. Census Report Forest Reserve Act Benjamin Harrison Grover Cleveland National Forestry Commission Midnight Proclamations Blitmore Estate Forest Management Act National Forest Idea Gifford used family money to go to a school in France to study forestry, silviculture which is the study of tree crops, plant etc. 1888-1890 he studied. Studied under Detrich Brandis, the premiere guy, created forestry program all over the world, he let Gifford Pinchot to bring it to the Americas. 1890 Pinchot returned to the US to see the “colossus of development” which was the industry developing that couldn’t be stopped. Railroads expanding, forests being cut down, out of control. 1890 U.S. Census was the first good census, announced that there was no more frontier left. Forest Reserve Act (1891) was part of the agriculture act of 1891, gave the president authority to set aside certain areas for public domain from time...
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course ENV S 173 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08