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The Road to Sustainability: Trees, Youth, Our Future Series

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This title is a part of the series Trees, Youth, Our Future Series

Catalogue Number:  EOMF01
Producer:  Pinegrove Productions
Producing Agencies:  Pinegrove Productions
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Issues, Indigenous Peoples, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2018
Running Time:  46:00

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Explores the history of our relationship with the forests – from being home to Indigenous peoples to being an obstacle to settlement for Europeans. It looks at the evolution from exploitation to stewardship, culminating in Ontario becoming a leader in sustainable forest management.

Chapters include:

0:00 - Introduction

2:25. - Settlers & Square Timber, 1800 to 1850

8:25. - Sawmills & Pulp, 1850-1900

13:15 - Creation of Forest Reserves, 1890s

17:28. - Deforestation and Reclamation: 1900-1939

21:06. - War and the Golden Age of Forestry: 1939-1970

25:40. - Social Change and Impact on Forestry 1960s to 1990s

34:19. - Rise of the New Forestry: 1970s to 1990s

40:40. - CFSA: Forestry in a Global Context: 1900s to present

46:17. - Credits

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