Land&People, Fall 2006
Protecting Pele’s Forest
Twenty-five years ago, protests helped stop geothermal drilling in a pristine Big Island rainforest. Now this sacred land is being restored to descendants of Hawaii’s native people.
The 400th anniversary of Jamestown highlights the role of conservation in supporting the big business of heritage tourism.
Buying the Woods
How can a town control its future? Buying land for a town forest was the bold choice of one New England community.
Conservation and Patriotism
In a Land&People interview, environmental historian William Cronon asserts that conservation taps into values all Americans hold dear.