Forest Reserve Act

(28 words)
  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

On 3 March, the passage of the Forest Reserve Act enabled the U.S. president to close public forest lands to settlement so that he could establish national parks.

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Forest Reserve Act". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5984, accessed 23 September 2014.]