Biographical Dictionary of American and Canadian Naturalists and Environmentalists

Synopsis

Casting a wide net, this volume provides personal and professional information on some 445 American and Canadian naturalists and environmentalists, who lived from the late 15th century to the late 20th century. It includes explorers who published works on the natural history of North America, conservationists, ecologists, environmentalists, wildlife management specialists, park planners, national park administrators, zoologists, botanists, natural historians, geographers, geologists, academics, museum scientists and administrators, military personnel, travellers, government officials, political figures and writers and artists concerned with the environment. Some of the subjects are well known. The accomplishments of others are little known.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • James R. Glenn
  • Judith Moran Curran
  • Richard Harmond
  • Keir B. Sterling
  • David R. Gray
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1997