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Improving Nature: Remaking Stanley Park’s Forest, 1888-1931

Improving Nature: Remaking Stanley Park’s Forest, 1888-1931

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Title: Improving Nature: Remaking Stanley Park’s Forest, 1888-1931
Author: Kheraj, Sean
Abstract: 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 natural and anthropogenic environmental change, a landscape technique known as facade management. This policy was shaped in large part by a series of insect infestations and the recommendations of federal entomologists from the 1910s to the 1930s.
Sponsor: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Subject: environmental history
parks
nature
Vancouver
Canadian history
Type: Article
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 Canada
http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/bcstudies/article/view/600/643
https://www.bcstudies.com/
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10315/32927
Published: BC Studies
Citation: “Improving Nature: Remaking Stanley Park’s Forest, 1888-1931” BC Studies (158) 2008: 63-90.
ISSN: 0005-2949
Date: 2008

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