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Last Updated: October 23, 2023

Environmental History: Conservation and Public Policy in America, 1870-1980 – Overview

Explore Gale’s newest primary source archive with a Gale Trainer as your guide! Environmental History offers more than 400,000 pages of archival documents from the first stirrings of America’s environmental movements through 1980, providing critical context for our understanding of modern conservation policy and environmental legislation in the United States. Collections include: papers of individuals, such as George Bird Grinnell and Velma “Wild Horse Annie” Johnston; records of conservation organizations, such as the American Bison Society; and documents on environmental policy and projects, from the US Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, and other agencies. This webinar showcases the content of the archive, and reviews navigational tools and features of the online interface.

Duration: 60 Minutes
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