"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.
A 16 minute video depicting the history of the US Fish and Wildlife Service from its beginings just after the Civil War through 2000.
The history of wildlife conservation is stunningly brought to life through films and photos in this 16 minute...
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.
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.
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.
Interview with Shirley Briggs Speaker: ... interesting and some which you may find less useful, and we ! ll just go through this. Shirley Briggs: You sent me something on what might come up and it struck me as questions that were unanswerable...
Environmental education; Environments (Natural); Children; Podcast; Public Lecture;
John Francis was in his twenties when a 1971 oil spill in San Francisco Bay jarred his comfortable life. Even as he joined the volunteers who scrubbed the beaches and fought to save birds and sea creatures poisoned by petroleum, he felt the need to...
John Opie oral history interview as conducted by Lisa Mighetto. Note that Mr. Opie is not an employee with the Fish and Wildlife Service, but is one of the founders of the American Society of Environmental History (ASEH).
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.