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Managing the Mountains: Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of the Federal Landscape in Appalachia

Presenter: 
Sara M. Gregg
Duration: 
(00:49:42)

On March 16, 2012, Sara M. Gregg delivered a lecture entitled "Managing the Mountains: Land Use Planning, the New Deal, and the Creation of the Federal Landscape in Appalachia." This lecture was session four 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 Elaine Hagy McFadden)