The Library of Congress  The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress The Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920 documents the historical formation and cultural foundations of the movement to conserve and protect America's natural heritage, through books, pamphlets, government documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, and motion picture footage drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress.

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John Burroughs, (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement.

John Burroughs, (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement.

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How a giant tree's death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago | Leo Hickman Mammoth Tree

How a giant tree's death sparked the conservation movement 160 years ago | Leo Hickman Mammoth Tree

The death of an American Mammoth [tree] and the birth of the US conservation movement. || The Guardian

The death of an American Mammoth [tree] and the birth of the US conservation movement. || The Guardian

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Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement: The Case for River Conservation

Endangered Rivers and the Conservation Movement: The Case for River Conservation

On an ancient waterwheel in West Virginia in 1918,the Four Vagabonds pose for a cameraman. Left to right are Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, John Burroughs  and Thomas A. Edison.

On an ancient waterwheel in West Virginia in 1918,the Four Vagabonds pose for a cameraman. Left to right are Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford, John Burroughs and Thomas A. Edison.

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