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Identifying the Conifers

E. C. Pielou

in The World of Northern Evergreens

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801477409
eISBN:
9780801463037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801477409.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The chapter considers the various groups of conifers and how they can be told apart. It begins with some brief remarks about the naming of plants. The English names of the various groups of conifers ... More


Pine Silviculture

D. Bruce Means

in Amphibian Declines: The Conservation Status of United States Species

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235922
eISBN:
9780520929432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235922.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

The Coastal Plain contains the highest species density of amphibians and reptiles in the United States and Canada. Of the seventy-seven species of salamanders and frogs native to the Coastal Plain ... More


The Mercedes and the Pine Tree: Modernism and Traditionalism in Alabama

Natalie M. Davis

in Politics and Religion in the White South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123639
eISBN:
9780813134758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123639.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the conflict between liberalism and conservatism in Alabama in terms of a metaphor, the Mercedes Culture versus the Pine Tree Culture. It predicts that the political party could ... More


Nature, Conservation, and Modern Manhood

Benjamin René Jordan

in Modern Manhood and the Boy Scouts of America: "Citizenship, Race, and the Environment, 1910-1930"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627656
eISBN:
9781469627670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627656.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Throughout the United States, early Boy Scout officials relied heavily on highly-structured camping and hiking experiences like the Pine Tree Patrol method, Nature Study and its scientific ... More


summer

Estella B. Leopold

in Stories From the Leopold Shack: Sand County Revisited

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190463229
eISBN:
9780197559611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190463229.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Summer was a time for transplanting prairie wildflowers. We knew that we wanted to restore prairie on the cornfield in front of the Shack. How did we know where we ... More


The Shack Idea

Estella B. Leopold

in Stories From the Leopold Shack: Sand County Revisited

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190463229
eISBN:
9780197559611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190463229.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

As each of us siblings—Starker, Luna, Carl, Nina, and i— matured and entered our professional lives in different parts of the country, we carried with us a hankering ... More


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