Friends of the earth : a history of American environmentalism / Pat McCarthy
E-Book | Chicago Review Press | 2013 | 1st ed.

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1st ed.
Description
1 online resource (vii, 132 pages :) : illustrations.
Series
For Kids series
--for kids (Chicago, Ill.)
Note
"With 21 activities."
Includes index.
Contents
Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Time Line; Introduction Saving Luna: Life in a Giant Redwood; 1: Environmentalism Through the Years; Build a Compost Pile; The Greenhouse Effect; 2: John James Audubon, 1785-1862; Build a Bird Nest; Make a Recycled Bird Feeder; 3: H enry David Thoreau, 1817-1862; Journal Like Thoreau; Animal Track Plaster Cast; 4: John Muir, 1838-1914; Scottish Oatmeal Scones; A Square Yard of Land; 5: Cordelia Stanwood, 1865-1958; What Do Your Local Birds Eat?; Make an Organic Bird Feeder; 6: Gifford Pinchot, 1865-1946; Plant a Tree; Scavenger Hunt.
7: Aldo Leopold, 1887-1948Make Recycled Paper; 8: Marjory Stoneman Douglas, 1890-1998; Alligators and Crocodiles; 9: Margaret "Mardy" Murie, 1902-2003; Tundra Diorama; Cleaning Up an Oil Spill; 10: Rachel Carson, 1907-1964; Salt Water to Drinking Water; 11: Roger Tory Peterson, 1908-1996; The Peterson Identification System; 12: Where Do We Go From Here?; Rainforest Smoothie; Acid Rain; Resources; Places to Visit; Books to Read; Websites to Explore; Index; Back Cover.
Summary
The history of American environmentalism is the history of men and women who dedicated their lives to protecting the nation's natural heritage. Almost singlehandedly, John James Audubon introduced the study of birds in North America. John Muir pushed a president and a nation into setting aside vast preserves, including Yosemite, Sequoia, Mt. Rainier, and the Grand Canyon. Marjory Stoneman Douglas did the same for the Florida Everglades, as did Mardy Murie with the Grand Tetons and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Cordelia Stanwood, and.
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Print version: 1569767181 (DLC) 2012039334
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9781569769737 (electronic bk.)
1569769737 (electronic bk.)
9781569769751 (electronic bk.)
1569769753 (electronic bk.)
1306011043 (electronic bk.)
9781306011044 (electronic bk.)
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