Boggy Slough: A Forest, a Family, and a Foundation for Land Conservation


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Now owned and maintained by the fifth generation of the Temple family, the Boggy Slough lands are the last remnants of what was once a 1.2 million–acre forest empire. Gerland examines the family’s and the lumber company’s struggles to grow and manage a second-, third-, and fourth-generation forest, ultimately achieving sustainability while managing changing environmental concerns and attitudes.

Hardcover with dust jacket. Published by Texas A&M University Press. 2022. By Jonathan K. Gerland. Myrna and David K. Langford Books on Working Lands Series.

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