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Green Grass and Green Gold

James K. Agee

in Steward's Fork

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2007 | ISBN: 9780520251250
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520933798 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520251250.003.0010
Green Grass and Green Gold

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This chapter focuses on ranching and the role of ranchers in sustaining the gold-rush mining activities in the Klamath Mountains. It describes the establishment of ranches and the development of local sources for grains, livestock, and dairy. The chapter also discusses lumber production and the damaging effects of logging methods.

Keywords: ranching; ranchers; gold-rush mining; Klamath Mountains; ranches; lumber production; logging

Chapter.  7233 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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