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Nature's champion : B.W. Wells, Tar Heel ecologist

Author: James R Troyer
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1993] ©1993
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through the pioneering efforts of ecologist B.W. Wells (1884-1978), thousands of North Carolinians learned to appreciate and protect the state's diverse plant life long before ecology and conservation became popular causes. A keen observer of the natural landscape, Wells provided the first scientific descriptions in modern terms of the forces that shaped coastal communities, bogs and savannahs, the Carolina bays,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Troyer, James R.
Nature's champion
(DLC) 92043554
(OCoLC)27186635
Named Person: B W Wells; Bertram Whittier Wells; B W Wells
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Troyer
ISBN: 9781469611211 146961121X 9781469616438 1469616432 9780807858707 0807858706
OCLC Number: 864900077
Description: 1 online resource (243 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Ecological awakening --
2. Pioneer ecologist --
3. Complete botanist --
4. Conservationist --
5. Voice for nature --
6. Popular pen --
7. Natural gardens --
8. Natural gardens revisited --
9. Professor and head --
10. Teacher --
11. Defender of truth --
12. Early years, 1884-1919 --
13. Raleigh years, 1919-1954 --
14. Retirement years. 1954-1978.
Responsibility: James R. Troyer.

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James R. Troyer has done a service to the history of ecological science by writing this book."Forest History Society"

 
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