Progressive-era conservation efforts, 1917-1922

Biennial Report of the State Conservation Commission, 1917-1922


These three biennial reports total 215 pages and document the efforts of Progressive Era leaders to analyze and preserve Wisconsin's environment. Their various sections describe hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, forest fires, state parks, forestry, and fish hatcheries. The commission budget is presented in detail, and the first of the three reports describes the effect of World War I on the commission's personnel.


Related Topics: The Progressive Era
The Conservation Movement
Creator: Wisconsin. State Conservation Commission (1915-1927)
Pub Data: Madison, 1917-1922. Digitized from copies in the Wisconsin Historical Society Library State Government Publications collection, call no. WI CNS.1:
Citation: Wisconsin. State Conservation Commission (1915-1927). Biennial Report [cite specific volume from its title page); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1747; Visited on: 9/16/2014
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