"The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson" by William Souder is from the National Conservation Training Center's Lecture Series. He discusses his book, which is about Rachel Carson, her life, and various aspects of her work.
Work of the Service; Wildlife management; Wildlife refuges; Conservation; Conservation science; Writing;
May 27, 2007 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rachel Carson, one of the world’s foremost leaders in conservation. Her work as an educator, scientist and writer revolutionized America’s interest in environmental issues.
Education; Environmental education; Podcast; Public Lecture;
William Souder’s work has appeared in many publications, including the Washington Post, New York Times, and Harper’s. He is the author of three books. A Plague of Frogs (2000) followed the investigation into outbreaks of deformed frogs across...
Conservation in Action Series:
NCTC Historian Mark Madison will host an interview with award-winning author William Souder. On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson is Souder's newly released biography. October 3, 2012.
Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
National wildlife artist Bob Hines (1912 - 1994) and agency writer and editor Rachel Carson (1907 -1964) spent many hours along the Atlantic coast visiting national wildlife refuges and gathering material for many of the agency’s pamphlets and...
Oral history interview with Lucille Stickell. The interview also includes Nancy Coon, Dr. Richard Coon, and Dr. Russell Hall, who all worked under Dr. Stickell at the Patuxent National Wildlife Research Refuge. This wa ecorded in Ashville, North...
Donald Worster oral history interview with Lisa Mighetto as part of an American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) founders series. Note that Mr. Worster is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service.