Forest History Society of Ontario celebrates first birthday with a third newsletter.

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The spring 2011 newsletter of the Forest History Society of Ontario is now online. Articles of special note include those on Peterborough’s nineteenth-century Anti-sawdust crusade; Tom Thomsons’s first northern canoe trip (1912); Hearst (une Région exportatrice de bois à pâte!); brief histories of the ‘Blue Ox Forwarder’ and the Rockland plantation; the emergence of Dubreuilville; biographies of Ralph S Carman, and others; an archives corner, book reviews, and much more!

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David Brownstein is the Principal of Klahanie Research Ltd ( He is also a longstanding UBC sessional instructor, and the continuing co-ordinator of NiCHE's "The Canadian Forest-History Preservation Project" (still facilitating archival donations after 11 years).

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