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  Movies at the Museum
March 23, 2017 7:00 pm - March 23, 2017 9:00 pm
Location: BRAHM

America’s First Forest: Carl Schenck and the Asheville Experiment Thursday, March 23, 7:00 p.m. America's First Forest tells the story of how Carl Schenck, a German forester, came to America in 1895 to manage the forests at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. He not only helped restore the land there, he established the country’s first forestry school and helped launch the American conservation movement. The documentary film is produced for the Forest History Society by Bonesteel Films.