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Author Tweed, William C.

Title Uncertain path : a search for the future of national parks / William C. Tweed ; with a foreword by Jonathan B. Jarvis
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 236 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents South from Yosemite -- Kings Canyon National Park -- Sequoia National Park -- National parks in the twenty-first century
Summary In this provocative walking meditation, forest ranger and writer William Tweed takes us to California's spectacular High Sierra to discover a new vision for our national parks as they approach their 100th anniversary facing dramatic changes. Tweed, who worked among the Sierra Nevada's big peaks and big trees for more than thirty years, has now hiked more than 200 miles along California's John Muir Trail in a personal search for answers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-219) and index
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Subject Tweed, William C. -- Travel -- California.
Environmental protection -- United States.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- Forecasting.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- Management.
National parks and reserves -- United States -- Philosophy.
Nature conservation -- United States.
Wilderness areas -- California.
Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions.
Sequoia National Park (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions.
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010005838
ISBN 0520947304 (electronic bk.)
9780520947306 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)