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Improving Nature: Remaking Stanley Park’s Forest, 1888-1931
(BC Studies, 2008)
This article examines forest policy for Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia from 1888-1931. The author argues that Park Board's forest policy developed with the objective of eliminating or disguising evidence of ...
Map of the Great Epizootic, 1872-1873 (ArcGIS)
Over the course of 50 weeks, an outbreak of what was believed to be equine influenza spread from Toronto to nearly every major city in Canada and the United States, infecting an enormous population of urban horses. The ...
Nature's Past Episode 01: The Environmental History of the Don River
(Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2008-12-10)
On this pilot episode of the show, we introduce listeners to the study environmental history by speaking with Jennifer Bonnell, a graduate student at the University of Toronto who is researching the history of Toronto’s ...
The Great Epizootic of 1872–73: Networks of Animal Disease in North American Urban Environments
(Environmental History, Oxford University Press, 2018-07)
This article examines the outbreak of an unknown illness (later thought to be equine influenza) among the horses of Toronto and its subsequent spread as a continent-wide panzootic. Known as the Great Epizootic, the illness ...