Rocking the Cradle: Gifford Pinchot and the Birth of American Forestry

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Miller, Char
history of forestry; centennial celebration; Deitrich Brandis; Bernhard Fernow; Frederick Law Olmsted; Forest Sciences; History; Life Sciences
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The celebration of scientific forestry's centennial in 1992 may be late. It was neither first introduced on George Vanderbilt's Biltmore estate in 1892, nor was its implementation there by Gifford Pinchot an unqualified success.