Ecological History New England
The New England landscape has been profoundly shaped by people; the traces of human activity can be seen in even its wildest corners. In this course we will trace the evolving relationship between people and forests, as recorded in literature, historical documents, and the trees themselves. We will use a variety of sources to reconstruct how New England forests have changed over the last 300-400 years, while tracing the simultaneous changes in how people perceived the forests around them. We will end by asking what the past teaches us about the future of New England forests in a time of rapid ecological change. 3 hrs sem.
- Fall 2013
- Old Chapel 401(OCH 401)
- 8:00am-9:15am on Tuesday, Thursday (Sep 9, 2013 to Dec 6, 2013)
- Andrea Lloyd
- First Year Seminar
- First-Year Seminar Program
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