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The Appalachian National Scenic Trail : A Time to Be Bold
by Charles H. W. Foster and Dr Charles H. W. Foster

Overview - In 1968, the Appalachian Trail project shifted from an informal alliance of private volunteers and federal and state agency leaders--managing a 2,000-mile backcountry recreational resource over mostly private lands--to a formal cooperative management system of scores of public and private organizations and institutions dedicated to protecting and enhancing a resource brought under federal administration, with a mandate to acquire those lands for posterity.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In 1968, the Appalachian Trail project shifted from an informal alliance of private volunteers and federal and state agency leaders--managing a 2,000-mile backcountry recreational resource over mostly private lands--to a formal cooperative management system of scores of public and private organizations and institutions dedicated to protecting and enhancing a resource brought under federal administration, with a mandate to acquire those lands for posterity. This is the inside story of how the pieces of those still-evolving relationships were put together, by a Yale professor emerituswho served as chairman of the Appalachian National Scienic Trail Advisory Council to the secretary of the interior.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780917953200
  • ISBN-10: 0917953207
  • Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conference
  • Publish Date: January 2010
  • Page Count: 232

Series: Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail

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