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Readings in the History of the Soil Conservation Service

Edited by Douglas Helms

Readings in the History of SCSThe articles in this volume relate in one way or another to the history of the Soil Conservation Service from the New Deal to the 1985 Farm Bill.  Having these materials together in one volume provides a convenient resource for soil conservation professionals and students of the history of conservation alike. First issued in print in 1992, this publication is being made available on the internet for the broader use of the interested public.

Readings in the History of the Soil Conservation Service (PDF; 10 Mb)

Keywords: Soil Conservation, SCS, Soil Conservation Districts, Hugh Hammond Bennett, Walter Lowdermilk, Civilian Conservation Corps, Coon Creek Project, Wildlife