November

November — Let’s talk Nature and Culture!

November 1 — Ansel Adams Shoots “Moonrise” (1941)

November 2 — National Bison Day

November 3 — William Cullen Bryant Born (1794)

November 4 — UNESCO Created (1946)

November 5 — Ethelwynn Trewavas Born (1900)

November 6 — International Day to Protect the Environment during War

November 7 — Costa Rica Constitution Enacted (1949)

November 8 — World Town Planning Day

November 9 — First Live Panda Leaves China (1936)

November 10 — Guinness Book of World Records Born (1951)

November 11 — Leonardo DiCaprio Born (1974)

November 12 — Salim Ali Born (1896)

November 13 — Amory Lovins Born (1947)

November 14 — US Crushes Elephant Ivory (2013)

November 15 — America Recycles Day

November 16 — Global Climate Change Research Act Passed (1990)

November 17 — David Livingstone Arrives at Victoria Falls (1855)

November 18 — Asa Gray, Father of American Botany, Born (1810)

November 19 — World Toilet Day

November 20 — John Merle Coulter, Pioneering Botanist, Born (1851)

November 21 — Lava Beds National Monument Created (1925)

November 22 — Grofe’s “Grand Canyon Suite” Premiered (1931)

November 23 — National Eat-A-Cranberry Day

November 24 — “On the Origin of Species” Published (1859)

November 25 — Nikolai Vavilov, Pioneering Russian Agronomist, Born (1887)

November 26 — Anna Maurizio, Swiss Bee Expert, Born (1900)

November 27 — Bill Nye, the Science Guy, Born (1955)

November 28 — Elsie Quarterman, Plant Ecologist, Born (1910)

November 29 — U.S. Rations Coffee (1942)

November 30 — Mark Twain, American Humorist, Born (1835)

This Month in Conservation

March 1
Yellowstone National Park Established (1872)
March 2
Theodore Geisel, or Dr. Seuss, Born (1904)
March 3
World Wildlife Day and Creation of CITES (1973)
March 4
Hot Springs National Park Established (1921)
March 5
Lynn Margulis, Evolutionary Biologist, Born (1938)
March 6
Martha Burton Williamson, Pioneering Malacologist, Born (1843)
March 7
Luther Burbank Born (1849)
March 8
Everett Horton Patents the Telescoping Fishing Rod (1887)
March 9
The Turbot War Begins (1995)
March 10
Cape Lookout National Seashore Established (1966)
March 11
Save the Redwoods League Founded (1918)
March 12
Charles Young, First African-American National Park Superintendent, Born (1864)
March 12
Girl Scouts Founded (1912)
March 13
National Elephant Day, Thailand
March 14
First National Wildlife Refuge Created (1903)
March 15
Harold L. Ickes, Secretary of the Interior, Born (1874)
March 16
Amoco Cadiz Runs Aground (1978)
March 17
St. Patrick and Ireland’s Snakes
March 18
Nation’s First Wildlife Refuge Created (1870)
March 19
When the Swallows Return to Capistrano
March 20
“Our Common Future” Published (1987)
March 21
International Day of Forests
March 22
World Water Day
March 23
Sitka National Historical Park Created (1910)
March 24
John Wesley Powell, Western Explorer, Born (1834)
March 25
Norman Borlaug, Father of the Green Revolution, Born (1914)
March 26
Marjorie Harris Carr, Pioneering Florida Conservationist, Born (1915)
March 27
Trans-Alaska Pipeline Begun (1975)
March 28
Joseph Bazalgette, London’s Sewer King, Born (1819)
March 29
Niagara Falls Stops Flowing (1848)
March 30
The United States Buys Alaska (1867)
March 31
Al Gore, Environmental Activist and U.S. Vice President, Born (1948)
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