The Forest for the Trees: How Humans Shaped the North Woods, by Forester, Jeff
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- ISBN: 9780873516501 | 0873516508
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/15/2009
"This is a book that can and should be embraced by conservationists, members of the timber industry, backpackers, hunters, and anyone who has hiked through a stand of timber, looked up through the sun-streaked canopy, and felt a giddy, primeval sense of wonder that only a still-wild forest can provoke." --David Weddle, author of Among the Mansions of Eden From early settlers and industrialists seeking wealth to modern visitors valuing tranquility, the region known today as the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has a fascinationg ecological hsitory. Jeff Forester shows how the global story of logging, forestry, conservation, and resource management unfolded in northern Minnesota.