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This day in history for the Inyo-Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest

Written by Charlie Pankey

On April 11, 1958,  U.S. Forest Service Chief Richard McArdle designated 27,000 acres of the Inyo National Forest as the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest, with a section named the Edmund Schulman Memorial Grove.

Photo of McArdle signing the order alongside Melville Bell Grosvenor.

By Janine Sprout – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

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