Worksheet 2: Essay Analysis

Read the essay to answer the questions below.

  1. How many centuries have people been managing the forest in the region now called Durham, North Carolina?
  2. What was the impact of the tobacco plant on this region?
  3. What was the legacy of Mr. Duke's tobacco fortune on the region?
  4. What was Mr. Duke's purpose for purchasing the land that was to become Duke Forest?
  5. What was Mr. Korstian's goal for Duke Forest?
  6. How does the Nicholas School of the Environment use Duke Forest today?
  7. Who else uses Duke Forest today and for what purpose?