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Oyster Bay

(Encyclopedia) Oyster Bay, uninc. area (1990 pop. 6,687) of the Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau co., SE N.Y., on N Long Island, on Long Island Sound; settled 1653. It is chiefly residential…

wildlife refuge

(Encyclopedia) wildlife refuge, haven or sanctuary for animals; an area of land or of land and water set aside and maintained, usually by government or private organization, for the…

John J. Audubon

Name at birth: Jean RabinJohn James Audubon is one of the most famous bird artists in history, thanks to The Birds of America, first published and sold in the mid-19th century. Audubon was born in…

2000 MacArthur Foundation Awards

The MacArthur Foundation awards monetary prizes each year in order to provide financial assistance for selected innovators.Susan Alcock, 39, associate professor of classical archaeology and…

Environmental Organizations

There are many things you can do to help save the environment. You can begin by reading the books and pamphlets in your school or public library. Below is a list of some of the most active…

Milestones in Environmental Protection

Preservation and conservation milestones in the United States by Holly Hartman 1840s–1860s 1870s–1880s 1890s–1920s 1930s–1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s Most Recent Entry…