The Greatest Good: The Companion Book to the Film

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Description: An illustrated companion book to the film that depicts the Forest Service's development from a one man operation to it's current 30,000 employee operation.
Author/Producer: James Lewis/Forest History Society
Topic Areas Covered: Forest history, forest management, forest conservation, land use, resource management, land ethic, endangered species
Resource Type: Book
For Grade Levels: High school, College, and Adult
Publication Date: 2005
Length: 220 pages
Cost: Hardcover: $30.00
Softcover: $20.00
Is It Available For Loan? Check your local library
Is Training Necessary? No
Language: English
Educational or Informational: Educational
Recommended Enhancements: The Greatest Good: A Forest Service Centennial Film
Geographic Location: U.S.
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Author/Producer Contact: Forest History Society
Address: 701 William Vickers Ave.
Durham, NC 27701
Phone: (919) 682-9319

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  • Everything is made from natural resources and natural resources must come from somewhere.
  • The gathering and processing of all natural resources have environmental impacts.
  • Responsible production and use of wood - a renewable resource - is environmentally sound.

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