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Big Basin Redwood Forest: California's Oldest State Park (Landmarks) (Paperback)

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By Traci Bliss, Martin Rizzo-Martinez (Foreword by), Mark G. Hylkema (Foreword by)
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The epic saga of Big Basin began in the late 1800s, when the surrounding communities saw their once inexhaustible redwood forests vanishing. Expanding railways demanded timber as they crisscrossed the nation, but the more redwoods that fell to the woodman's axe, the greater the effects on the local climate. California's groundbreaking environmental movement attracted individuals from every walk of life. From the adopted son of a robber baron to a bohemian woman winemaker to a Jesuit priest, resilient campaigners produced an unparalleled model of citizen action. Join author Traci Bliss as she reveals the untold story of a herculean effort to preserve the ancient redwoods for future generations.

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ISBN: 9781467145046
ISBN-10: 1467145041
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: September 6th, 2021
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Landmarks
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Created At: 6/28/2021 05:24am
Last Updated At: 9/13/2021 06:58am