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A history of Green Ridge State Forest 1 edition

A history of Green Ridge State Forest
Francis Zumbrun

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A history of Green Ridge State Forest
Champ Zumbrun

Published 2010 by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Green Ridge: a place of state and national significance
Pioneers walk this land
A Maryland man who matched the mountains
The Carroll family: shaping history in America and at Green Ridge
Building ships and utopia in the Maryland mountains
Land of forests and trees
Scientific forestry comes to Allegany County
Fred W. Besley: Maryland's pioneering forester
Forestry: a prescription to heal the land
The vagabonds make camping popular
The founding of a state forest
Roots of the National Big Tree Champion Contest planted in Maryland
The Town Hill sentinel quietly watches the forest grow
A tree army comes to Green Ridge
Seventy years of camping and hunting at Green Ridge State Forest
An oasis in a mad world
A forest under a magnifying glass
New "old growth" found at Green Ridge
Maryland's best-kept secret
George slept here too
Going to the mountains is going home
The incredible flight of the broad-winged hawk
Scientists bring Green Ridge into the space age
Forestry and the pioneering work ethic.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.


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F187.A4 Z86 2010

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