The Embattled Wilderness
The Natural and Human History of Robinson Forest and the Fight for Its FutureeBook - 2013
Robinson Forest in eastern Kentucky is one of our most important natural landscapes-and one of the most threatened. Covering fourteen thousand acres of some of the most diverse forest region in temperate North America, it is a haven of biological richness within an ever-expanding desert created by mountaintop removal mining. Written by two people with deep knowledge of Robinson Forest, The Embattled Wilderness engagingly portrays this singular place as it persuasively appeals for its protection. The land comprising Robinson Forest was given to the University of Kentucky in 1923 after it had be.
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2013
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations