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Sigurd F. Olson

Author: Joanne Mattern
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Company, 2014.
Series: Checkerboard biography library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Readers will learn about Olson's birth in Norway, his immigration to the United States, his childhood in Wisconsin, and his later life in Minnesota. Olson's work on the National Parks Association and Wilderness Society are examined, and is his influence in drafting the Wilderness Act. Olson's work in creating the Alaska Arctic Wildlife Refuge, California's Point Reyes National Seashore, and Minnesota's Voyageurs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mattern, Joanne.
Sigurd F. Olson
(DLC) 2013951992
(OCoLC)857405782
Named Person: Sigurd F Olson; Sigurd F Olson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Mattern
ISBN: 9781624018794 1624018793
OCLC Number: 878119158
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations, map.
Contents: Young naturalist --
College years --
Canoe country --
Family man --
Saving the wild --
Outdoorsman --
Conservationist --
Writing success --
National reach --
National park --
BWCAW --
Lasting legacy.
Series Title: Checkerboard biography library.
Responsibility: Joanne Mattern.

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Readers will learn about Olson's birth in Norway, his immigration to the United States, his childhood in Wisconsin, and his later life in Minnesota. Olson's work on the National Parks Association and Wilderness Society are examined, and is his influence in drafting the Wilderness Act. Olson's work in creating the Alaska Arctic Wildlife Refuge, California's Point Reyes National Seashore, and Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park are also included.

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