The American Forest: From Pre-Settlement to Colonialism Part 2. Colonialism- Early Forests & Policies for Management. Week I. Historical Basis for Modern-Day Forestry. Introduction to Forest Resources and Conservation. Rich, plentiful fishing grounds ("cod banks") off of Newfoundland.
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Week I. Historical Basis for Modern-Day Forestry
Introduction to Forest Resources and Conservation
Rich, plentiful fishing grounds ("cod banks") off of Newfoundland
In 1602 Sabastian Vizcaino wrote of Monterey Bay, “There are pines from which masts of any desired size can be obtained, as well as live oak and white oak.”
Northern Hardwood Forest Type, south of Lake States
Theodore de Bry around 1590/ N. Carolina coastal view
Settlements following 1650 Settlements
Slash pine- resin source for caulking ships