Documentary Chronicles Schenck, Forestry – Brevard NC
Last updated 8/26/2015 at 12:15pm
A new documentary honoring the pioneering forestry work of Dr. Carl Schenck will premiere Aug. 30 at Brevard College.
"First in Forestry - Carl Schenck and the Biltmore Forest School" is an hour-long in-depth portrayal of the German silviculturist and how his recommendations set a precedent for what the U.S. Forest Service uses today for much of its policy regarding national forest management.
The Raleigh-based Forest History Society had been kicking the idea for the documentary around for about a decade, but the project really built steam around 2012 when staff began fundraising for the...