"In the Beginning, all America was Virginia."
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Byrd's Line: A Natural History

Presenter: 
Stephen C. Ausband
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On March 16, 2012, Stephen C. Ausband delivered a lecture entitled "Byrd's Line: A Natural History." This lecture was session one of "From the Earth: The Environment in Virginia's Past and Future," a free day-long conference on the historical relationship between Virginia's environment and its people. The conference is made possible by a generous grant from the Virginia Environmental Endowment. (Introduction by Paul Levengood)