The Weeks Act of 1911

Here’s a comic to celebrate the  Weeks Act Centennial, drawn at the intersection of environmental science, government policy, activism, & private industry…

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To draw this comic, I took inspiration from the photographs in Plymouth State University’s online collection, “Protecting the Forests: The Weeks Act of 1911.”  These archival photographs tell a stark story of environmental collapse and conservation:

  • (The official descriptive title & text of the so-called “Weeks Act of 1911!”, courtesy of…)



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