Field Notes

Pioneers and explorers of nature and environmental writing

Abbey's Web

Quotes by Diane Ackerman

The Rachel Carson Homestead

Rachel Carson

Annie Dillard

Barbara Kingsolver

Barry Lopez

Bill McKibben

John McPhee

John Muir Exhibit

Dr. Dolittle


Diane Ackerman
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Rachel Carson

Loren Eiseley
The Brown Wasps. Eiseley finds a metaphor for loneliness

Barbara Kingsolver
An excerpt from High Tide in Tucson

Barry Lopez
Wide-Eyed in Galapagos. Lopez reports on some unusual animals in the Galopagos

John McPhee
An excerpt from Coming Into The Country

John Muir
A Near View of the High Sierra, from The Mountains of California

Dr. Seuss
The Lorax. Swoomee swans and truffle-truffle trees become endangered. Can the Lorax save them?

Terry Tempest Williams
The Politics of Place. An Interview with Terry Tempest Williams
Clan of the One-Breasted Woman. William's very personal essay about the effects radioactivity on her family.


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