The Cradle of Forestry in America
Abstract:Highlights of early development in American forestry are briefly traced. The historical symbolism of the "Pink Beds" In the Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina, and the establishment there of a U. S. Forest Service Visitor Information Center to memorialize "The Cradle of Forestry in America" are described.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Project Leader, The Cradle of Forestry in America, Pisgah National Forest, Asheville, N. C.
Publication date: October 1, 1964
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