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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.
"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.
Abstract: Maritime forests dominated by broadleaved evergreen trees and shrubs occur in a discontinuous narrow band along the barrier islands and on the adjacent mainland from North Carolina to Florida. The flora and fauna of maritime forests...