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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Zealous Conservator : A Life of Charles Lane Poole
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'In an age of consciousness about conservation, this is a worthy biography of a man with a passionate drive for forests. Charles Lane Poole (1885-1970), Western Australia's first Conservator of Forests, is the flawed hero of this biography. Motivated by the ideals of forest conservation and its science, he followed their dictates in Western Australia and across the world. Poole was the first man to attempt the task of managing and preserving Australia's magnificent jarrah and karri forests at a time when they were being felled for railway sleepers. This fascinating biography follows his life from his birth in England in 1885 to Ireland, France, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Western Australia, Papua New Guinea, Canberra, where he established Australia's national forestry school, and Sydney, where he died in 1970.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2008 .
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      Extent: xiii, 252p.p.
      Description: illus., maps, ports
      Note/s:
      • Published 20 November 2008
      ISBN: 9781921401145 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Trials, Triumphs of an Idealist Stephen Wilks , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 April 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of The Zealous Conservator : A Life of Charles Lane Poole John Dargavel , 2008 single work biography
Trials, Triumphs of an Idealist Stephen Wilks , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 April 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of The Zealous Conservator : A Life of Charles Lane Poole John Dargavel , 2008 single work biography
Last amended 24 Apr 2015 12:28:34
Subjects:
  • Western Australia,
  • 1900-1999
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