Historical images from numerous archives across the country capture the early days of the conservation movement. In an era of unchecked exploitation, a new breed of leaders emerges with radical ideas about adopting practices that will benefit the greatest portion of the population. In its early decades, the U.S. Forest Service has to invent the tools and policies needed to manage public lands. Natural and social disasters including catastrophic fires and the Great Depression have a powerful influence on the young agency.
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Episode #101 / Length: 56 minutes