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Forest Dreams, Forest Nightmares: The Paradox of Old Growth in the Inland West (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)by Nancy Langston
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Langston (environmental studies, U. of Wisconsin-Madison) documents the Forest Service's mismanagement of the Blue Mountains of northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington and its use of practices, such as fire prevention and insect eradication, that led to ecological disaster in the area's forests. She argues that our expectations and ideas of the natural world shape the way we use and manipulate it. Includes b&w photos.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-357) and index.
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