John Burroughs, (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement.

John Burroughs, (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement.

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How a giant tree's death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago | Leo Hickman Mammoth Tree

How a giant tree's death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago | Leo Hickman Mammoth Tree

The death of an American Mammoth [tree] and the birth of the US conservation movement. || The Guardian

The death of an American Mammoth [tree] and the birth of the US conservation movement. || The Guardian

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Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement: The Case for River Conservation

Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement: The Case for River Conservation

On an ancient waterwheel in West Virginia in 1918,the Four Vagabonds pose for a cameraman. Left to right are Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, John Burroughs  and Thomas A. Edison.

On an ancient waterwheel in West Virginia in 1918,the Four Vagabonds pose for a cameraman. Left to right are Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, John Burroughs and Thomas A. Edison.

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Advocates for fairer, safer online spaces are turning to the conservation movement for inspiration.

Advocates for fairer, safer online spaces are turning to the conservation movement for inspiration.

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