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The who’s who of environmental science. John James Audubon (1785-1851). Think birds! Painter of birds and wildlife. Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862). Writer Walden Pond – getting away from society and living simply. Theodore Roosevelt (1858 – 1919).

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John james audubon 1785 1851
John James Audubon(1785-1851)

  • Think birds!

  • Painter of birds and wildlife


Henry david thoreau 1817 1862
Henry David Thoreau(1817 – 1862)

  • Writer

  • Walden Pond – getting away from society and living simply


Theodore roosevelt 1858 1919
Theodore Roosevelt(1858 – 1919)

  • President: created 1st National Park, Antiquities Act, National Park Service

 "Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people."


John muir 1838 1914
John Muir(1838-1914)

  • Vital in getting Yosemite and Sequoia established as a National Park

  • Founder of the Sierra Club


Franklin roosevelt 1882 1945
Franklin Roosevelt(1882-1945)

  • American Dust Bowl led to soil conservation Service formation

  • Think jobs during the Depression, including the Hoover Dam


Aldo leopold 1886 1948
Aldo Leopold(1886-1948)

  • A Sand County Almanac need to conserve wilderness

  • Wildlife manangement


Rachel carson 1907 1964
Rachel Carson(1907 – 1964)

  • Silent Spring

  • Exposed harm of pesticides, especially DDTS


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