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Jack Ward Thomas: The Journals of a Forest Service Chief


Jack Thomas’ journals recall his thoughts and daily experiences during his time as chief with Forest Service policy and controversies.

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While Thomas served as U.S. Forest Service chief during the early years of the Clinton administration, he kept journals of his thoughts and daily experiences. The issues he dealt with lie at the heart of Forest Service policies and controversies, starting with President Clinton’s Timber Summit in Portland, Oregon, dealing with the northern spotted owl issue, and the 1994 loss of fourteen firefighters in the Storm King Mountain fire in Colorado.

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Weight 1.425 lbs

by Harold K. Steen


417 pp.


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