HIST_173T_10_25_2013 - Week 4 Lecture 12 Roosevelt Pinchot Muir and Hetch Hetchy Friday Conservation Pinchot believed his agency could do more than just

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Week 4: Lecture 12Roosevelt, Pinchot, Muir, and Hetch HetchyFriday, October 25, 2013ConservationPinchot believed his agency could do more than just managing forests150 million acres added to national forestoRoosevelt did this through PinchotRoosevelt added 7 new national parksoLoved idea of public landoExceptional time in history of governmentGovernors' Conference on Conservation1908: Roosevelt convinced by Pinchot to have conferenceHow to use natural resources bestPinchot wanted to take resource consideration to a global perspectiveoDidn't happenRoosevelt invited all governors of all states to speak of conservation at the White HouseoJohn Muir was not invitedoWasn’t considered a voice of conservation by PinchotTuolumne RiverFormed Hetch Hetchy ValleyHetch Hetchy ValleyConfines of Yosemite National ParkSo remote so people haven't see itPerfect place for dam, reservoir, aqueductNarrow canyon
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