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Kelly, Frank. "In Maryland Coal is not a Dirty Word." Maryland 20 (Spring 1988): 70-71.
Lawson, Glenn. The Last Waterman: A True Story. Crisfield, MD: Crisfield Publishing Company, 1988.
Miller, Henry M. "Transforming a 'Splendid and Delightsome Land:' Colonists and Ecological Change in the Chesapeake, 1670 - 1820." Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 76 (September 1986): 173-87.
Stranahan, Susan Q. Susquehanna, River of Dreams. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Walters, Keith. "Fishing Historic La Trappe Creek." Maryland 20 (Summer 1988): 78-79.
Wennersten, John R. "Soil Miners Redux: The Chesapeake Environment, 1680-1810." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (Summer 1996): 156-79.
Wharton, James. The Bounty of the Chesapeake. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1953.
Annotation / Notes: Wharton's little book is one of the most accessible assemblages of references to Bay resources in the seventeenth and eighteenth century.
Whitney, Gordon G. From Coastal Wilderness to Fruited Plain a History of Environmental Change in Temperate North America from 1500 to the Present. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Annotation / Notes: Geographically Whitney deals more with the Northeast, but his discussion about the loss of forest and consumption of the timber resource is very valuable perspective.
Locke, Diana. Oyster Fisheries Management of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. Ph.D. diss., Walden University, 1998.
Kline, Benjamin F. G., Jr. Tall Pines and Winding Rivers: The Logging Railroads of Maryland. Lancaster, PA: Published by the author, 1976.
Annotation / Notes: Ever wondered what happened to the virgin forests of the Potomac River Valley of western Maryland and West Virginia? This book shows and tells how the railroad made large-scale lumbering possible; the territory was logged out by about the 1930s.
Latrobe, John H. B. The First Steamboat Voyage on the Western Waters. Fund Publication No. 6. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1871.
Annotation / Notes: The vivid story of the first steamboat trip down the Mississippi River conducted by Nicholas H. Roosevelt, builder of the New Orleans, and his wife Lydia, daughter of architect Benjamin H. Latrobe. The earthquakes of 1811, the most powerful ever recorded in North America, were among the natural phenomena encountered by the crew (See Dohan, Mary Helen).
LeViness, Charles T. History of Road Building in Maryland. Baltimore: Maryland State Roads Commission, 1958.
Lewis, Ronald L. Transforming the Appalachian Countryside: Railroads, Deforestation, and Social Change in West Virginia, 1880-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.
March, Richard Alan. An Analysis of the Effects of Institutional Biological and Economic Forces on the Virginia Oyster Fishery. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1986.
Tyler, Lloyd Stengle, III. The Blue Crab Industry of the Chesapeake Bay: Technological Developments from 1873-1983. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland 1983.
Messer, Kent Donald. Willingness to Pay for a Public Good, Habitat Conservation, and Poaching: Three Essays in Environmental Economics. Ph.D. diss., Cornell University, 2003.