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Larry Shelton

Region: Piney Woods

Topics: Forests, Forestry, Clearcutting


Mr. Shelton is a cabinetmaker by trade, but is also known as someone extremely familiar with the public forests of east Texas, about their trees and wildlife, and about their management and protection, and in that capacity has spoken out numerous times as an expert witness in litigation against clearcutting in the national forests.  He received the Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter annual conservation award for 2004 in recognition of his contributions to forest protection.



August 29, 1997
Nacogdoches, Texas
Reel 1015

Please see a brief Real Media video excerpt from our interview with Mr. Shelton.

Please see the video (reel 1015) or the  transcript of Mr. Shelton's full interview. 






Conservation History Association of Texas
Texas Legacy Project

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