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A Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park and the American Conservation Movement
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A Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park and the American Conservation Movement (Paperback)

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Harvey details the first major clash between conservationists and developers after World War II, the successful fight to prevent the building of Echo Park Dam. The dam on the Green River was intended to create a recreational lake in northwest Colorado and generate hydroelectric power, but would have flooded picturesque Echo Park Valley and threatened Dinosaur National Monument, straddling the Utah-Colorado border near Wyoming.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentConservation of the environmentConservation of wildlife & habitatsNatural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentPollution & threats to the environmentDeforestationNatural World & The EnvironmentThe natural world, country life & petsZoos & wildlife parks Publisher: University of Washington Press Publication Date: 01/03/2000 ISBN-13: 9780295979328  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mark W. T. Harvey is associate professor of history at North Dakota State University in Fargo.

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