Gifford Pinchot Tree - Muir Woods National Monument - California
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 37° 53.626 W 122° 34.411
10S E 537498 N 4194114
Quick Description: This giant Redwood is dedicated to Gifford Pinchot. There is a 5$ per person charge to enter the park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/19/2010 9:23:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM834A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 16

Long Description:
The plaque reads :

"This Tree is Dedicated to Gifford Pinchot
Friend of the Forest
Conservor of the Common-Wealth
Sierra Club May MCMX"

Gifford Pinchot is known for his conservency efforts. Wiikipedia (visit link) tells us

"Pinchot is known for reforming the management and development of forests in the United States and for advocating the conservation of the nation's reserves by planned use and renewal. He called it "the art of producing from the forest whatever it can yield for the service of man." Pinchot coined the term conservation ethic as applied to natural resources."

Please read the whole article on Wikipedia for more information on this amazing man.
Location of the tree: Muir Woods National Monument

Type of tree: Giant Redwood

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