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The great experiment in conservation

The great experiment in conservation

voices from the Adirondack Park

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conservation of natural resources -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Park,
  • Adirondack Park (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by William F. Porter, Jon D. Erickson, and Ross S. Whaley.
    ContributionsPorter, William F., Erickson, Jon D., Whaley, Ross S.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS932.N7 G74 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23186936M
    ISBN 100815632312
    ISBN 109780815632313
    LC Control Number2009011313

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