A Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park and the American Conservation Movement by Mark W. T. Harvey

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

byMark W. T. Harvey, William Cronon

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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.

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Title:A Symbol of Wilderness: Echo Park and the American Conservation MovementFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 1, 2011Publisher:University of Washington PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0295803533

ISBN - 13:9780295803531

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