As a Rough Rider in the Spanish-American War, Theodore Roosevelt’s attention to nature and love of animals were much in evidence, characteristics that would later help form his strong conservationist platform as president
The naturalist ALDO LEOPOLD not only gave the wilderness idea its most persuasive articulation; he offered a way of thinking that turned the entire history of land use on its head
American attitudes toward them have taken a 180-degree turn over the last century—and so have the battles they provoke
THE PICTURE IS MORE HEARTENING THAN ALL THE LITTLE ONES
Ninety years ago a highborn zealot named Gifford Pinchot knew more about woodlands than any man in America. What he did about them changed the country we live in and helped define environmentalism.
Every town you pass through has felt the impact of the modern historic-preservation movement. Now a founder of that movement discusses what is real and what is fake in preservation efforts.
The quietly compelling legend of America’s gentlest pioneer
The Garden Club of America-once the diversion of leisured ladies—is now a vigorous environmental league
The Passion of Percy Baxter—
Our Frontier Heritage of Waste
These hardy Texas beasts with “too much legs, horns, and speed” had long since been replaced by stodgier breeds. Now they were facing extinction…
The Rough Rider rode roughshod over writers who took liberties with Mother Nature’s children
In the name of progress one of New England’s most historic and unusual urban areas is being carved into parking lots