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

January 1
NEPA Enacted (1970)
January 2
Bob Marshall Born (1901)
January 3
Canaveral National Seashore Created (1975)
January 4
The Real James Bond Born (1900)
January 5
National Bird Day
January 6
Wild Kingdom First Airs (1963)
January 7
Gerald Durrell Born (1925)
January 8
Alfred Russel Wallace Born (1823)
January 9
Muir Woods National Monument Created (1908)
January 10
National Houseplant Appreciation Day
January 11
Aldo Leopold Born (1887)
January 12
National Trust of England Established (1895)
January 13
MaVynee Betsch, the Beach Lady, Born (1935)
January 14
Martin Holdgate Born (1931)
January 15
British Museum Opened (1795)
January 16
Dian Fossey Born (1932)
January 17
Benjamin Franklin, America’s First Environmentalist, Born (1706)
January 18
White Sands National Monument Created (1933)
January 19
Yul Choi, Korean Environmentalist, Born (1949)
January 19
Acadia National Park Established (1929)
January 20
Penguin Appreciation Day
January 21
The Wilderness Society Founded (1935)
January 22
Iraq Sabotages Kuwaiti Oil Fields (1991)
January 23
Sweden Bans CFCs in Aerosols (1978)
January 24
Baden-Powell Publishes “Scouting for Boys” (1908)
January 25
Badlands National Park Established (1939)
January 26
Benjamin Franklin Disses the Bald Eagle (1784)
January 27
National Geographic Society Incorporated (1888)
January 28
Bermuda Petrel, Thought Extinct for 300 Years, Re-discovered (1951)
January 29
Edward Abbey, author of “Desert Solitaire,” Born (1927)
January 30
England Claims Antarctica (1820)
January 31
Stewart Udall, Secretary of Interior, Born (1920)
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