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It Happened at Michigan — Saving Michigan’s Forests From ‘The Most Appalling Consequences’

March 25, 2024

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Presented by The Record

“We have squandered with reckless haste the abundant forest wealth with which the state was endowed,” exclaimed Volney M. Spalding, who later returned to U-M to teach botany and zoology after graduating in 1873. Learn more about the actions that led to the first forestry course in the nation and measures taken to preserve the pine forests of Michigan.

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