November

November — Let’s talk Nature and Culture!

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

November 2 — National Bison Day

November 3 — Rosalie Edge, Conservationist and Suffragette, born (1877)

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 8 — Kate Sessions, Mother of Balboa Park, Born (1857)

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

February 1
Afobaka Dam and Operation Gwamba (1964)
February 2
Groundhog Day
February 3
George Adamson, African Lion Rehabilitator, Born (1906)
February 4
Congress Overrides President Reagan’s Veto of Clean Water Act (1987)
February 5
National Wildlife Federation Created (1936)
February 6
Colin Murdoch, Inventor of the Tranquilizer Gun, Born (1929)
February 7
Karl August Mobius, Ecology Pioneer, Born (1825)
February 8
President Johnson Addresses Congress about Conservation (1965)
February 8
Lisa Perez Jackson, Environmental Leader, Born (1982)
February 9
U.S. Fish Commission Created (1871)
February 10
Frances Moore Lappe, author of Diet for a Small Planet, born (1944)
February 11
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
February 12
Judge Boldt Affirms Native American Fishing Rights (1974)
February 13
Thomas Malthus Born (1766)
February 14
Nature’s Faithful Lovers
February 15
Complete Human Genome Published (2001)
February 16
Kyoto Protocol, Controlling Greenhouse-Gas Emissions, Begins (2005)
February 16
Alvaro Uglade, Father of Costa Rica’s National Parks, Born (1946)
February 17
Sombath Somphone, Laotian Environmentalist, Born (1952)
February 17
R. A. Fischer, Statistician, Born (1890)
February 18
Julia Butterfly Hill, Tree-Sitter, Born (1974)
February 18
World Pangolin Day
February 19
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial Established (1962)
February 20
Ansel Adams, Nature Photographer, Born (1902)
February 21
Carolina Parakeet Goes Extinct (1918)
February 22
Nile Day
February 23
Italy’s Largest Inland Oil Spill (2010)
February 24
Joseph Banks, British Botanist, Born (1743)
February 25
First Federal Timber Act Passed (1799)
February 26
Four National Parks Established (1917-1929)
February 27
International Polar Bear Day
February 28
Watson and Crick Discover The Double Helix (1953)
February 29
Nature’s Famous Leapers
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