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Uncertain path [electronic resource] : a search for the future of national parks / William C. Tweed ; with a foreword by Jonathan B. Jarvis.

By: Tweed, William C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xi, 236 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780520947306 (electronic bk.); 0520947304 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): National parks and reserves -- United States -- Management | National parks and reserves -- United States -- Forecasting | National parks and reserves -- United States -- Philosophy | Nature conservation -- United States | Environmental protection -- United States | Tweed, William C. -- Travel -- California | Wilderness areas -- California | Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions | Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions | Sequoia National Park (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions | California | Environmental conditions | Environmental protection | Forecasting | Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.) | Management | National parks and reserves | Nature conservation | Philosophy | Sequoia National Park (Calif.) | Travel | Tweed, William C | United States | Wilderness areas | Yosemite National Park (Calif.) | Agriculture | Environmental Studies | NATURE -- Natural Resources | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Environmental Economics | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Green BusinessGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Uncertain path.DDC classification: 333.78/30973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
South from Yosemite -- Kings Canyon National Park -- Sequoia National Park -- National parks in the twenty-first century.
Summary: In this provocative walking meditation, forest ranger and writer William Tweed takes us to California's spectacular High Sierra to discover a new vision for our national parks as they approach their 100th anniversary facing dramatic changes. Tweed, who worked among the Sierra Nevada's big peaks and big trees for more than thirty years, has now hiked more than 200 miles along California's John Muir Trail in a personal search for answers.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-219) and index.

South from Yosemite -- Kings Canyon National Park -- Sequoia National Park -- National parks in the twenty-first century.

In this provocative walking meditation, forest ranger and writer William Tweed takes us to California's spectacular High Sierra to discover a new vision for our national parks as they approach their 100th anniversary facing dramatic changes. Tweed, who worked among the Sierra Nevada's big peaks and big trees for more than thirty years, has now hiked more than 200 miles along California's John Muir Trail in a personal search for answers.

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