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1780s Thomas Malthus
1890 U.S. Government declares frontier closed
1891 Forest Reserve Act (1891)
1892 John Muir (1892), preservationist
1892 Sierra Club
1900 Lacey Act (1900)
1900-1909 Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt (early 1901-1909 The Golden Age of Conservation)
1902 Reclamation Act (1902)
1905 Audobon Society, founding of (1905)
1905 Gifford Pinchot (1905)
1906 Antiquities Act (1906)
1908 Svante Arhenius (1908)
1910 Alice Hamilton (1910?)
1916 Woodrow Wilson and National Park Service Act (1916)
1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act (1918)
1930s Franklin D. Roosevelt (early 1930s stuff … think history class!)
1933 Civilian Conservation Corps (1933)
1933 Tennessee Valley Authority (1933?)
1934 Dust Bowl begins in Midwest (1934)
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1950 The Nature Conservancy formed (1950)
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The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is an organization working around the world to protect ecologically important water and land areas around the world.
It is the leading conservation organization in the world.
The organization started as The Ecological Society of America in 1915 and in 1951 became The Nature Conservancy.
The organization pursues
to conservation challenges.
They partner with many institutions, businesses, communities, etc.
The support they have allows them to keep working on environmental problems that will help the environment on a level that will make a difference.
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