viii, 275 pages, 17 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-274) and index.
"Award-winning author, Thom Hatch presents the definitive biography of George Bird Grinnell (1849-1938), who was recognized in his time as "The Father of American Conservation." This book chronicles not only Grinnell's life, but also offers a history of his accomplishments in saving the wildlife and natural resources of this country"-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction -- The budding naturalist -- A tenderfoot in the West -- Buffalo hunting with the Pawnee -- Custer and Black Hills gold -- Yellowstone country -- Traveling, collecting, and writing -- Crusading editor -- A presidential friendship -- Author and advocate for Native America -- The Harriman Expedition -- Grinnell's Glacier -- Preserving the legacy.
Online version: Hatch, Thom. The father of american conservation Nashville : Turner Publishing Company, . 9781684423354 (DLC) 2019025023