BC Studies authors win the 2014 Theodore C. Blegen Award!

For the third year in a row a BC Studies article has won the Forest History Society's Theodore C. Blegen Award for the best article in forest conservation history!

Congratulations to Nancy J. Turner, Doug Deur and Dana Lepofsky for their award winning article "Plant Management Systems of British Columbia’s First Peoples” published in the Autumn 2013 issue (Number 179) of BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly.

In recognition of this award we are making the article freely accessible on OJS:
http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/bcstudies/article/view/184112/184174

In 2013 Richard Rajala won the award with his article “`Streams Being Ruined from a Salmon Producing Standpoint:’ Clearcutting, Fish Habitat, and Forest Regulation in British Columbia, 1900-45,” BC Studies 176 (Winter 2012-2013), 93-132.http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/bcstudies/article/view/182928/183752

Lynne Davis won the 2012 award for her article “Home or Global Treasure? Understanding Relationships between the Heiltsuk Nation and Environmentalists,” BC Studies 171 (Autumn 2011), 9-36.http://ojs.library.ubc.ca/index.php/bcstudies/article/view/1913/2286

Congratulations to all!

http://www.foresthistory.org/Fellowships/BlegenAward.html