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Winter and Wood on the Pacific Coast

Daniel B. Botkin

in Our Natural History

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195168297
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168297.003.0010
 Winter and Wood on the Pacific Coast

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This chapter recounts the expedition's experiences in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. Topics covered include the Indians of the Pacific Northwest's sophisticated use of forest products, Lewis and Clark's dependence on wood during the winter of 1805-1806, the forested landscapes of the Columbia River Cascades, forest conservation, reconstructions of forest history, and the sustainability and recovery of forests from disruptions.

Keywords: Lewis; Clark; expedition; Native Americans; Pacific Coast Indians; Pacific Northwest

Chapter.  13841 words. 

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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