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Foreword
by Tom Brokaw

Introduction
Generous Nature

Muir Woods National Monument
William Kent's Progressive Vision

Camel's Hump State Park
A Tale of Two Mountains

Acadia National Park
A Consecrated Altruism

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest
A Patriot's Dream

Baxter State Park
No Man's Garden

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Killing Ground No More

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The People's Park

Grand Teton National Park
The Longest Battle

Virgin Islands National Park
Paradise Found

McCormick Wilderness
Rewilding White Deer Lake

Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch
A World of Good Grass

Francis Beidler Forest Sanctuary
The Swamp Primeval

Konza Prairie Biological Station
Katharine Ordway's Tallgrass Preserve

Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Lonely as a Dream

Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge
In Rhythm with Nature

Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center
An Ark for Rare and Common Creatures

Area de Concervación Guanacaste
Regrowing a Tropical Forest

Floracliff
A Sanctuary of Her Own

El Refugio Huanchaca
Ecological Terra Incognita

Cheetah Conservation Fund Reserve
Racing Extinction

Blanton Forest
The Rediscovered Wilderness

Highlands Nature Sanctuary
Building the Arc of Appalachia

Shawangunk Ridge Greenway
Room to Roam

Fresh Tracks Nature Preserve
New West Meets Old

Forest Lodge
Portrait of Natural Beauty

Gorges State Park
Permanent Green on the Blue Wall

Loomis Forest
Tracking Cats and Dollars

Greenfire Preserve
Healing Nature

Kineo Preserve
Northwoods Gem Protected

Yakobi Island
Trees of Salmon

Los Amigos Conservation Concession
Saving the Rainforest

Nokuse Plantation
The Once and Future Forest

Izembek National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Gift of the Great Land

Monte León National Park
Patagonia Wild

Norton's Island
Under the Influence of Earth and Sea

Espíritu Santo Island
Rising from Blue Water

Karukinka
Uttermost Part of the Earth

Corcovado National Park
Beacon of Wildness

Cuenca Los Ojos
Crossing Borders

Afterword
The Donors No One Knew

Photographer's Credo
Beauty and Biodiversity
by Antonio Vizcaíno

Acknowledgments

Selected Bibliography

Resources

Photo Credits and Colophon

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