Tag: Katie Ritson

“Very Old Stone With Fire Inside”: Kindergarten Explorers Visit the RCC

Post by Katie Ritson (Managing Editor, RCC) I am used to explaining what exactly the Rachel Carson Center is, and what my work there involves, but I don’t usually have to do it to a room full of five and six-year-olds. However, I was…

Extracting Stories

Workshop: Environmental History of Latin America and the Caribbean – Saisama, Colombia, 8-10 June 2013 Post by Katie Ritson (Managing Editor, RCC) Sasaima is in the Andean hills of the Magdalena valley, in the region of Colombia called Cundinamarca; walking through these rich, green…

Assessing the Success of Silent Spring

Post by Katie Ritson, posted in conjunction with the publication of the RCC Perspectives issue, “Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring: Encounters and Legacies” Working for a center named after Rachel Carson and in the fiftieth anniversary year of her book Silent Spring, it’s easy to…