America's First Forest
Join the Conservation Trust for North Carolina at the Fine Arts Theatre for a screening of America's First Forest!
See the first full-length, in-depth documentary film ever made about legendary forester and educator Carl Schenck and his environmental legacy! Americas First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment explores how, at a critical time, an extraordinary group of men converged at the magnificent Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, to address a critical question: Could the Scientific Revolution stop the Industrial Revolution from destroying Americas forests? By introducing scientific forest management to America and establishing the Biltmore Forest Schoolthe nations first forestry schoolGerman forester Carl Schenck helped launch the conservation movement. Now this amazing story is told through Americas First Forest, the new, landmark documentary film produced by the Forest History Society.
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina is celebrating our 25th Anniversary and hosting a screening of America's First Forest for the community. Join us!
Fine Arts Theatre Asheville (View)
36 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801
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