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Mercury Hotspots in Freshwater Ecosystems: Drivers, Processes, and Patterns

Celia Y. Chen, Charles T. Driscoll, and Neil C. Kamman

in Mercury in the Environment: Pattern and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520271630
eISBN:
9780520951396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271630.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Studies conducted in a wide range of freshwater ecosystems have revealed specific suites of attributes that predispose certain ecosystems to being sites of elevated MeHg bioaccumulation in fish and ... More


Reintroductions and Other Transplants

Dietland Müller-Schwarze

in The Beaver: Its Life and Impact

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450105
eISBN:
9780801460869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450105.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter focuses on beaver reintroductions and other transplants. Both the Eurasian and North American beavers have been transplanted many times and in many parts of the world in order to ... More


A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Brad Edmondson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book shares the complete story of the difficult birth of the Adirondack Park Agency (APA). The Adirondack region of New York's rural North Country forms the nation's largest state park, with a ... More


Roads Taken: The Great Jewish Migrations to the New World and the Peddlers Who Forged the Way

Hasia R. Diner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300178647
eISBN:
9780300210194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178647.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Between the late 1700s and the 1920s, nearly one-third of the world's Jews emigrated to new lands. Crossing borders and often oceans, they followed paths paved by the intrepid peddlers who preceded ... More


A Small, Ornithological Boy

Joshua David Hawley

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120103
eISBN:
9780300145144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120103.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

In August 1871, Theodore (Teedie) Roosevelt, then twelve years old, went camping with his family to the Adirondacks for a holiday near nature. He wanted to be a naturalist. As a boy Teedie became ... More


Race and Remembering in the Adirondacks: Accounting for Timbucto in the Past and the Present

Hadley Kruczek-Aaron

in The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060576
eISBN:
9780813050706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060576.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Though it was announced with great fanfare in 1846, the reporters and activists who first celebrated the Adirondack land grant experiment initiated by abolitionist Gerrit Smith quickly revealed their ... More


The Wars of the Five Nations with the Adirondacks and Quatoghies.

Cadwallader Colden

in The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501713903
eISBN:
9781501712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713903.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter presents an account of the events leading up to the war between the Adirondacks and Five Nations as told by the French. The war started when the Adirondacks asked some young men of the ... More


The Conduct which the English and French observed, in regard to the Five Nations, immediately after the Peace of Reswick.

Cadwallader Colden

in The History of the Five Indian Nations Depending on the Province of New-York in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501713903
eISBN:
9781501712555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713903.003.0019
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details events following the Peace of Reswick. After the news of the Peace of Reswick reached New-York, the governor sent an express to Canada, informing the governor there of it, that ... More


Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Randall Balmer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book takes a journey into the world of conservative Christians in America. This book, which is a tour of the highways and byways of American evangelicalism, describes a visit to a revival ... More


Whose Woods These Are

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the early life of George Davis, a person who turned the idea for his doctoral dissertation into a big map that transformed life in the North Country. The chapter mentions how ... More


“A Three-Year Vacation”

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts the Big Blowdown of 1950 in Adirondack, New York. It introduces Clarence Petty, a New York State Forest Ranger who was asked to go up and look at the damage that had happened in ... More


Quickening

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter highlights the works of Paul Schaefer and the archives of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks (AfPA) and other early conservation organizations. It analyses how ... More


Brotherly Love

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with detailing the argument of Peter S. Paine Jr. with Laurance S. Rockefeller, the younger brother and closest friend of New York State Governor Nelson Rockefeller. It presents ... More


Going Rogue

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Harold Jerry, a state official who was recruiting staff for a new state commission on the future of the Adirondack Park, and New York governor Nelson Rockefeller. The chapter ... More


Order Must Be

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the concerns of Harold Hochschild after he learned that Governor Nelson Rockefeller was planning to give responsibility for campgrounds and other public facilities in the ... More


“Pass the F*cking Thing”

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Temporary Study Commission's (TSC) intent to add one more way to protect undeveloped lakes and sweeping vistas that were privately owned in the Adirondacks. It introduces ... More


The Nature Business

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the introduction of Robert Kafin and his law partner, Ed Needleman who had been talking to Ted Hullar from the Sierra Club, David Newhouse from the Adirondack Mountain Club ... More


Cashing the Chips

Brad Edmondson

in A Wild Idea: How the Environmental Movement Tamed the Adirondacks

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501759017
eISBN:
9781501759024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759017.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how the Land Use and Development Plan affect Tony D'Elia, the developer of Loon Lake Estates in the Adirondacks, the vacation-home development where he had invested his life's ... More


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