Suggestions for a teaching unit in conservation of land and water for upper elementary grades by Anne Raymond

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Region 8, Soil Conservation Service in Albuquerque, N.M .

Written in English

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  • Soil conservation,
  • Water conservation,
  • Conservation of natural resources,
  • Study and teaching (Elementary)

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Statementcompiled by Anne Raymond
SeriesRegional bulletin -- no. 4, Education--information series -- no. 4, Regional bulletin (United States. Soil Conservation Service) -- no. 4.
ContributionsUnited States. Soil Conservation Service
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Pagination7 leaves ;
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Open LibraryOL25630794M

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