Content Index

Environmental activism in the 1960s forced the Army Corps of Engineers to limit the open-water dumping of dredge spoils in the Great Lakes and create new “natural” areas along the shore.

The 1936 Guardians of the Wild, the first book written by M. B. Williams, is also the first history of the Canadian national parks system. It was written and published in Great Britain, and Williams never mentions her own part in that history.

This 1936 article by M. B. Williams is for England's The Animals' Friend magazine and aims to kindle interest in and enthusiasm for the establishment of National Parks and Sanctuaries in England.

Is it possible to conserve the Galápagos Islands as a “natural laboratory” in the Anthropocene?

Time to Eat the Dogs is a blog about science, history, and exploration. It aims to broaden the conversation beyond the limits of the history of science.

Discard Studies is a website designed as an online hub for scholars, activists, environmentalists, students, artists, planners, and others whose work touches on themes relevant to the study of waste and wasting.

This guidebook from ca.1930, written by M. B. Williams, offers a more concise exploration of Canada's Jasper National Park.

This 1963 edition of M. B. Wiliams's 1948 book is a close replica of her 1920s guides to the highways and trails of the national parks of Canada.

This 1928 book by M. B. Williams is considered one of the finest parks guidebooks of the 1920s. With fine illustrations and photographs, it details the general character of the Jasper National Park, as well as its historical, geographical, and biological information.

This 1929 book is the fourth edition of a 1921 tourist guidebook, the first to be published under M. B. Williams's name. It guides tourists around the Banff Park, Yoho Park, Glacier Park and the Selkirks, and Mount Revelstock Park, outlining the vegetation and wildlife, trail trips, place names, altitudes, and maps.