A Symbol of Wilderness

A Symbol of Wilderness

Echo Park and the American Conservation Movement

eBook - 2000
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Harvey details the first major clash between conservationists and developers after World War II, the successful fight to prevent the building of Echo Park Dam. The dam on the Green River was intended to create a recreational lake in northwest Colorado and generate hydroelectric power, but would have flooded picturesque Echo Park Valley and threatened Dinosaur National Monument, straddling the Utah-Colorado border near Wyoming.

Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2000]
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780295803531
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxviii, 368 pages) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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