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Conservation Movement. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
James Lal PenickJames Lal Penick

Launched in 1908 as a national crusade, the conservation movement involved the wide range of concerns later embraced by the environmental movement. Its intellectual origins date to the western land surveys of the nineteenth century, but it belongs to the realm of politics as much as to science. In the ... ...

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