Tag: national parks

Bookshelf Special Feature Part 2: National Park Science

A Review of National Park Science: Jane Carruthers’ Magnum Opus  by Bernhard Gißibl * Part 1 features Jane Carruthers’ introduction to her book and a comment by Libby Robin. A full review of National Park Science by Bernhard Gißibl will appear in an upcoming issue of the journal Environment…

Bookshelf Special Feature Part 1: National Park Science by Jane Carruthers

We were delighted to welcome Jane Carruthers back to the Rachel Carson Center this autumn. Jane has a longstanding relationship with the RCC; she served on its advisory board for six years, the latter three as its chair, and was a great influence on…

Making Tracks: Gregg Mitman

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. By Gregg Mitman My journey to the Rachel Carson Center began in 1967…

Snapshot: View from the Top

“Environment and Society Doctoral Students Explore the Bavarian Forest National Park” by Annka Liepold On 4 July 2016 the members of the Doctoral Program Environment and Society took a field trip to the Bavarian Forest National Park. Marco Heurich, deputy head of the Park’s…

Worldview: Watch Your Step!

“Moss Conservation in Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland” By Katrin Kleemann All photographs were taken by Katrin Kleemann and used here with her express permission. Lakagígar is a fissure volcano in Iceland’s remote highlands that erupted in 1783–84 and left behind a landscape full of…

Making Tracks: Patrick Kupper

In the “Making Tracks” series, RCC fellows and alumni present their experiences in environmental humanities, retracing the paths that led them to the Rachel Carson Center. For more information, please click here. Question the Obvious: On the Benefits of Transnational Research By Patrick Kupper…

Notes From the Field

By Jessica DeWitt Originally published for the University of Kentucky Political Ecology Group Outsider. Insider. My academic journey thus far often seems like a tightrope act between these two desires. My background and passion for state parks and nature has led me to become an…