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Forest History Today Magazine

Spring/Fall 2014

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Feature articles in this issue include discussion of wilderness fire studies that forever changed Forest Service fire policy; LBJ and the signing of two landmark conservation laws; a history of the Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers; a photo essay that looks at the environmental movement through the Smithsonianís political button collection; new views of John Sandersonís woodlot; and the land-use history of Aldo Leopoldís farm. Plus meet a fire research pioneer and visit a memorial redwood grove.

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Contents Spring/Fall 2014

[ i ] "Message from the President: 'Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.'-Ansel Adams"
"Editor's Note" by James G. Lewis
"From Research to Policy: The White Cap Wilderness Fires Study"
by Diane Smith
"A Voice from the White Cap Five"
by Bob Mutch
16 "LBJ, Wilderness, and the Land Conservation Fund"
by Sara Dant
21 "Frequently Asked Questions About the Land and Water Conservation Fund"
23 "Transforming Americaís Youth: 50 Years of Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers"
by Alicia D. Bennett
32 "The Material Culture of Environmentalism: Looking for Trees in the Smithsonianís Pinback Button Collection"
by Jeffrey K. Stine and Ann M. Seeger
37 "Three Views from John Sandersonís Woodlot"
by David R. Foster
46 "Revisiting 'Good Oak': The Land-Use History of Aldo Leopoldís Farm"
by Stephen Laubauch
57 "Biographical Portrait: Wallace L. Fons Fire Research Pioneer"
by David R. Weise & Ted R. Fons
62 "History on the Road: Carl Alwin Schenck Grove, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, California"
by James G. Lewis
65 Books and Films of Interest
by Eben Lehman and James G. Lewis
72 Mark Your Calendar
 Annual Report
73 Message from the Chair
73 Treasurer's Report
75 Contributions and Project Sponsors

77 Gifts to the Forest History Society Library
78 Awards and Fellowships
80 Publications of the Forest History Society

82 Back Cover