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Our Chelsea Green Authors : Peter Forbes

Peter Forbes

Peter Forbes is a longtime leader in the American land conservation movement, both through his work with the Trust for Public Land and his talks, writings, and photography.

The Trust for Public Land conserves land for people, to improve the quality of life in our communities and to protect our natural and historic resources for future generations.

    Peter's Books

    The Great Remembering

    Further Thoughts on Land, Soul and Society

    An activist's exploration of what land means to our culture. Through preserving land and rebuilding the relationship between land and people, the author argues that our culture can restore natural habitats and revitalize human communities.

    A Handmade Life

    In Search of Simplicity

    William Coperthwaite is a teacher, builder, designer, and writer, who is exploring true simplicity on a homestead on the north coast of Maine. He examines themes of beauty, work, education, and design while giving instruction on hand-crafting of the necessities of life.

    Coming to Land in a Troubled World

    The three essayists weave a tapestry of hope in light of environmental and cultural devastation.


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