Our National Forests

Stories from America’s Most Important Public Lands
by Greg M. Peters

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“An inspiring reminder of the incredible resource that is our public lands.” —Brendan Leonard, author of The Camping Life and Surviving the Great Outdoors
Across 193 million acres of forests, mountains, deserts, watersheds, and grasslands, national forests provide a multitude of uses as diverse as America itself. They welcome 170 million visitors...
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Published By Timber Press

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 280

Publication Date 11/09/2021

ISBN 9781604699630

Dimensions 7.25 inches x 9.25 inches

“Provides new and fascinating information on the country’s large expanse of public lands.” —Travel Writers Magazine

“Peters urges readers to act as citizen-agents to fight on behalf of these lands.” Landscape Architecture

“Greg brings decades of lived and professional experience to bear in this outstanding narrative. With both historic and personal references in the sweeping arch of thoughtful natural resource management, this remarkable book offers a practical guide to encourage conscientious environmental stewardship for all to follow.” —James Edward Mills, author and National Geographic Explorer

“This beautifully illustrated and gracefully written book demonstrates how vital these complex landscapes and their fraught place in US environmental culture are.” —Char Miller, Pomona College, author of America’s Great National Forests, Wildernesses, and Grasslands

“In Greg Peters’s hands, the subject of the United States National Forests comes alive as a history of America, at turns humbling and tragic, but ultimately an inspiring reminder of the incredible resource that is our public lands.” —Brendan Leonard, author of The Camping Life and Surviving the Great Outdoors