Books by Boy Scouts of America (Author of Boy Scout Handbook)
History of Environmental Science in the United States
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Jan 1, The Plymouth Colony passes a law restricting the cutting and selling of timber. The people of Newport, Rhode Island pass a law restricting deer hunting to six months of the year. William Penn declares that one acre of land should remain forested for every five acres which are cut. American Forests is founded with the intention of preserving forests and our planet.