Catalogue

As of April 5 2021, the Prince Rupert Library is now open to in-person services, including shelf browsing and holds pick-up. Curbside pickup remains available on an elective basis - phone 250-627-1345 or e-mail circulation@princerupertlibrary.ca to make arrangements.

Record Details

Catalogue Search



The final forest : big trees, forks, and the Pacific Northwest / William Dietrich.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library 333.75 Diet (Text) 33294001767847 Adult Non-Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780295990620 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 336 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: 2010 ed. / with a new preface and afterword
  • Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2010, 1992.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in 1992 by Simon & Schuster.
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The cutter -- The biologist -- The opening in the trees -- The owl -- The town -- The guru -- The industry -- The truckers -- The environmentalist -- Nobody to blame -- The forester -- The candidate -- A name for the trees -- Refusing to lose -- The empty mill -- Sanctuary, I -- Sanctuary, II -- The final forest.
Subject: Old growth forests > Northwest, Pacific.
Old growth forest conservation > Northwest, Pacific.
Logging > Northwest, Pacific.
Forest ecology > Northwest, Pacific.

  • Univ of Washington Pr

    2011 Outstanding Title, University Press Books for Public and Secondary School Libraries
    Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association Award

    Before Forks, a small town on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, became famous as the location for Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight book series, it was the self-proclaimed “Logging Capital of the World” and ground zero in a regional conflict over the fate of old-growth forests. Since Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist William Dietrich first published The Final Forest in 1992, logging in Forks has given way to tourism, but even with its new fame, Forks is still a home to loggers and others who make their living from the surrounding forests. The new edition recounts how forest policy and practices have changed since the early 1990s and also tells us what has happened in Forks and where the actors who were so important to the timber wars are now.

    For more information on the author to to: http://williamdietrich.com/


Additional Resources