Ecology of a Cracker Childhood - Study Guide Chapters 28 through 30 Summary & Analysis

Janisse Ray
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Chapter 28: The Kindest Cut

Leon Neel is an ecological forester in the pine forests of southern Georgia and northern Florida. He promotes the preserving of the forest while still operating successful businesses within it. He advocates managing the forest by selectively harvesting trees and replanting trees in a non-structured manner. Corporations that are focused solely on making money must begin to place focus on the need to conserve the wildlife and plants within the forests. Neel took Janisse to a pristine longleaf forest reserve to show her what an untouched forest was like. Many of the trees were over 200 years old. Neel has great concern about the the impact that the growing population and its demand for wood will have on the pine forests.

Chapter 29: Leaving

Janisse left home at eighteen to attend college. Her parents wanted her to be a school teacher...

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