Skip to Main Content
The Chicago wilderness and its critics: the other side: a survey of argumentsAuthor(s): Paul H. Gobster
Source: Restoration and Management Notes 15(1):32-37
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: North Central Research Station
PDF: View PDF (553.42 KB)
DescriptionLong viewed as a center of ecological restoration activity, over the past year the Chicago region has also gained notoriety as a center of ecological restoration controversy. After years of operating in relative obscurity, public agencies and private groups engaged in restoring metropolitan forest preserve sites have now drawn considerable attention from the press and some individuals and groups. While much of this attention has been positive, opposition to restoration has been so effective that, at the time of this writing, partial moratoriums on restoration activity have been imposed in two of the county forest preserve districts in the metropolitan area, pending further analysis of the issues by their boards of commissioners (see preceding story by Debra Shore).
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationGobster, Paul H. 1997. The Chicago wilderness and its critics: the other side: a survey of arguments. Restoration and Management Notes 15(1):32-37
- Conservation of Louisiana's coastal wetland forests
- Efficacy of early pruning to reduce the incidence of white pine blister rust on sugar pine (Pinus lambertiana)
- Meditation, restoration, and the management of mental fatigue
XML: View XML