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Author Dolin, Eric Jay.

Title Smithsonian book of national wildlife refuges / Eric Jay Dolin ; photographs by John and Karen Hollingsworth.

Publication Info. Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, [2003]
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Description xiii, 258 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-255) and index.
Contents 1. A national treasure -- 2. From abundance to scarcity -- 3. Preservation, conservation, and the call to arms -- 4. The birth of the refuge system -- 5. Theodore Roosevelt : a force of and for nature -- 6. Growth by fits and starts -- 7. Legal protection for the birds -- 8. Ducks and the dust bowl -- 9. The glory years -- 10. Conflict, controversy, and compromise -- 11. New roles and responsibilities -- 12. Searching for direction -- 13. Growing and losing ground -- 14. Turning the refuge system around -- 15. Profiles in beauty -- Bosque del Apache -- Charles M. Russell -- Chincoteague -- Don Edwards San Francisco Bay -- J.N. "Ding" Darling -- Neal Smith -- Okefenokee -- Petit Manan -- 16. Conclusion.
Subject Wildlife refuges -- United States.
National Wildlife Refuge System (U.S.)
Added Author Hollingsworth, John.
Hollingsworth, Karen.
Added Title National wildlife refuges
ISBN 1588341178
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