California, Grizzly, Bears

This is the sixty-eighth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (June 11 – June 17, 2018): Today on #ActiveHist: Repurposing a Map of Greater…

Comps Notes: Hays’ Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here.  Conservation and the Gospel of Efficiency: The Progressive Conservation Movement, 1890-1920 Samuel P. Hays In Conservation…

Review of Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era Conservation Movement by Susan Rimby

This review was originally written for H-Net Pennsylvania and can be found here. Susan Rimby.  Mira Lloyd Dock and the Progressive Era Conservation Movement.  University Park  Pennsylvania State University Press, 2012.  Illustrations. xii + 208 pp.  $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-05624-1; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-271-05625-8. Reviewed by Jessica DeWitt Published on H-Pennsylvania (September, 2014) Commissioned by…