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.

Destination: History
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.