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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!DOCTYPE en-export SYSTEM ""> <en-export export-date="20110909T160707Z" application="Evernote" version="Evernote Mac 3.0.0 (169177)"> <note><title>August 26</title><content><![CDATA[<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF- 8" standalone="no"?> <!DOCTYPE en-note SYSTEM ""> <en-note style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line- break: after-white-space;"> <span style="font-size: 18px;">History of Natural Resource Conservation</span> <ul> <li>Â Â <span style="font-size: 14px;">Â North America</span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">Gifford Pinchot (1865-1946), first chief of the forest service (1905-1910)</span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">Beginning of the modern conservation movement in the US- using nature without destroying it- &quot;wise use&quot;, not preservation</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">Pinchot- much experience with the western forest speculators and forest destruction in the late 1800's; &quot;the greatest good of the greatest number in the long run"</span></li> </ul> </li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), 26th president 1901-1908</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president 1933- 1945</span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">creation of the <b>Tennessee Valley Authority</b> (TVA)- damns on the Tennessee river for employment, but also power, reduced forest fires, erosion, and flood damage, improved navigation, and recreation</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">also the <b>Civilian Conservation Corps</b> (CCC)- response to Great Depression, allowed workers to make a small salary while planting trees, developing parks and recreation areas, dredging rivers, and reducing flooding, soul loss, and wildlife damage</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">not strictly conservation (e.g., removal od dead trees from forests for aesthetic), but promoted a &quot;receptiveness&quot; for conservation</span></li> </ul> </li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">Aldo Leopold, professor at the University of Wisconsin</span> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">wrote <i>The land ethic</i> in 1948, mostly in response to Forest Service policies that favored harvesting national forests</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 14px;">considered three phases in ethical development
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course RNR 1001 taught by Professor W.kelso during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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