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Exploring Minnesota's Natural History

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The University Archives recently won a grant from the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Fund to digitize archival records of the flora, fauna, geology, and natural environment of the state of Minnesota from the University of Minnesota collections, circa the 1870s to the early 20th century.

Once completed, the materials will become accessible via the University of Minnesota Libraries' publicly available digital image database, UMedia.

News about the project is available on their website at:

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The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has released the 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation.

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According to the F&WS, this survey "collects information on the number of anglers, hunters, and wildlife watchers, how often they participate, and how much they spend on their activities in the United States." The survey has been conducted since 1955 and is one of the most comprehensive recreation surveys in existence.

The survey can be accessed at:

Available in paper at the Forestry Library or online as an E-book, your choice!

Forestry Library QK494.5.P66 P47 2010

UM TC Internet Resource


EXFOR & annual meeting 2010 preprints [CD-ROM]

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Available on CD-ROM only:

Preprints of papers presented at the 96th annual meeting of the Pulp and Paper Technical Association of Canada, February 2 & 3, 2010, at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal.

Forestry (CD-ROM TS1171 .P85 2010 )


Getting to Know ArcGIS Desktop, 2nd Ed.

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Forestry Library G70.212 .G489 2008

Updated for ArcGIS 9.3. Includes a trial copy of the software (CD-ROM).


Download free books in PDF format from the National Park Service Cultural Resources Diversity Program (CRDP) website
including the new bilingual book Hispanic Reflections on the American Landscape.