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5 edition of Saving Quetico-Superior found in the catalog.

Saving Quetico-Superior

A Land Set Apart

by R. Newell Searle

  • 310 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Minnesota Historical Society Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management of land & natural resources,
  • United States - Midwest - Minnesota,
  • Quetico-Superior Country (Ont,
  • Travel - General,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Parks & Campgrounds,
  • History,
  • Nature conservation,
  • Quetico-Superior Country (Ont. and Minn.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8379069M
    ISBN 100873511409
    ISBN 109780873511407

      Troubled Waters: The Fight for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, by Kevin Proescholdt. St. Cloud, Minn.: North Star Press of St. Cloud, MNHS call number: KFB68 P76 The Boundary Makers: The Search for Wilderness in Minnesota's Hundred Years' War, by David W. Adams. PhD. thesis (University of Hawaii), book for ""armchair voyageurs" — in the words of the jacket blurb — Saving Quetico-Superior is indispensable to students 34 Minnesota History. of this classic conservation battle. It is also of major interest to anyone concerned with saving the remaining American wilder­.

      The call of the wild. "Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart" by R. Newell Searle. For the more, should we say, diligent reader, this book . Newell Searle's book "Saving Quetico- Superior: A Land Set Apart" was the basis of the Thomforde program.,, "We're not taking sides here, we're not rabbing salt in old wounds or anything like that. When I picked up this book and read this it's a fascinating book. This is what hap- pened," said Thomforde.!

      The Boundary Waters served as his sanctuary, and he dedicated his life to protecting it. His conservation work began in the s when he fought the building of both dams and roads in the Quetico-Superior region. He became one of the leading figures in conservation in the s when he lead the crusade against airplanes flying into the Boundary. Minnesota Historical Society. W. Kellogg Blvd. St. Paul, MN • Box office: • Contact MNHS • Locations & Hours.


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Saving Quetico-Superior by R. Newell Searle Download PDF EPUB FB2

First thing to consider is that this is not a nature but a history book. Although there is "Quetico-Superior" in the title, the book mainly discusses the U.S. portion of the wilderness, the information about Quetico Provincial Park being rather scarce.

The book tells the story of the long process of protecting the by:   Encompassing the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota, and Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, the Quetico-Superior is the only region of its kind in the U.S.

and Canada. This book tells the story of the long campaign to secure and preserve it for posterity and also illustrates the development of an. First thing to consider is that this is not a nature but a history book.

Although there is "Quetico-Superior" in the title, the book mainly discusses the U.S. portion of the wilderness, the information about Quetico Provincial Park being rather scarce. The book tells the story of. Get this from a library. Saving Quetico-Superior: a land set apart.

[R Newell Searle] -- "If you love the Boundary Waters, you'll like this book."--Larry Schwartz. > More: Wilderness News Article: The Quetico Superior Region— Years of Stewardship Beyond Boundaries (PDF) The country of northeastern Minnesota and western Ontario is a land set apart.

Still beautiful, remote, and primeval, the lake-spangled forests are typical of the northern wilderness that once stretched from the coasts of Labrador.

Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart, by R. Saving Quetico-Superior book Newell Searle. Minnesota Historical Society Press, A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson, by David Backes. University of Minnesota Press, Wildflowers Saving Quetico-Superior book the Boundary Waters: Hiking Through the Seasons by Betty Vos Hemstad Minnesota Historical Society Press, Encompassing the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota, and Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, the Quetico-Superior is the only region of its kind in the U.S.

and Canada. This book tells the story of the long campaign to secure and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society: Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart by R.

Newell Searle (, Hardcover, Reprint) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart By R. Newell Searie Description: This book elegantly depicts the struggle to save the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Voyageurs National Park, and the Quetico Provincial Park.

Detailing one of the success stories of American wilderness preservation, this is a must read for those interested in the history of the northwoods.

The older a book, the more subjective the condition code. All defects are noted in the description. AS or As New: A book in original condition, as it was released from the publisher. Text is clean; binding is tight; the book is in unread condition. F or Fine: A book in slightly less crisp condition then As New, but with little to no defects.

Newell Searle is an author, historian, and advocate and has held professional and executive level positions conducting public affairs in corporate, government, and nonprofit organizations. He is the author of Saving Quetico-Superior, A Land Set Apart, received the Frederick Weyerhaeuser Book Award.

His articles about Minnesota's natural and human history have appeared in Living. The Minnesota Book of Skills. $ Birds In Our Backyard. $ Paddle North: Canoeing the Boundary Waters-Quetico Wilderness.

$ Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart. $ Keeper of the Wild: The Life of Ernest Oberholtzer. $ Voices for the Land: Minnesotans Write About the Places They Love. For a concise overview of the history of the area that would become the BWCA, it’s hard to do better than this book.

From the earliest known inhabitants of the land, through the fur trade and into the 20th century, Nute gives a loving account of what she.

This is something every visitor to the Boundary Waters continues to feel today. Want to know more. Check out R. Newell Searle’s classic book Saving Quetico-Superior. A Land Set Apart.

Searle gives a detailed look at long political history and characters from the early s to the passage of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Act in Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart by R.

Newell Searle An exhaustive study of the political and legal history of the border country. The Voyageur’s Highway by Grace Lee Nute Originally printed in A good history of the different people who inhabited and used the area through the early part of this century.

Up Country by William. Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart Encompassing the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of Superior National Forest, Voyageurs National Park, Grand Portage National Monument in Minnesota, and Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, the Quetico-Superior is the only region of its kind in the U.S.

and : Minnesota Historical Society Press. This is the third book Ive gotten on audio tape in this series. I read them a bit out of order Purgatory Ridge (#3), then Iron Lake (#1) and Boundary Waters (#2).

Im actually glad I did, because if I had gotten to Boundary Waters without knowing something of what was coming, I /5. For two years, Craig and Nadine Blacklock traveled the Quetico-Superior lakes, photographing the wilderness, capturing images of the special magic of these two million acres.

Border Country is their definitive work on this incomparable region/5(8). Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart R.

Newell Searle (Paperback – Dec ) Portage into the Past: By Canoe Along the Minnesota-Ontario Boundary Waters J. Arnold Bolz (Paperback – March ) A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson David Backes (Paperback – Aug ) Keeper of the Wild: The Life of Ernest Oberholtzer.

The Construction Programs of the s Previously, Part 1 of this series discussed some early roads in Minnesota's pioneer era and the privately maintained auto trails in the early motoring era.

Part 2 discussed the generation-long ramp-up of state involvement in highway construction, culminating with the inauguration of a system both owned and maintained by the state: the trunk highways. Saving Quetico-Superior: A Land Set Apart. By R.

NEWELL SEARLE. (Minnesota Historical Society Press, St. Paul, Pp. xv, Illustrations, maps, notes, index. $) Book Club publication, features the photo-graphs of B. A. King and the prose of Jonathan Ela.

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