Nature's Champion: B.W. Wells, Tar Heel Ecologist

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UNC Press Books, 1993 - Nature - 243 pages
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Through the pioneering efforts of ecologist B. W. Wells (1884-1978), thousands of North Carolinians learned to appreciate and protect the state's diverse plant life long before ecology and conservation became popular causes. Nature's Champion tells the re
 

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Contents

PROLOGUE
1
Scientist
3
Ecological Awakening
5
Pioneer Ecologist
15
Complete Botanist
39
Champion of Nature
55
Conservationist
57
Voice for Nature
67
Professor and Head
119
Teacher
133
Defender of Truth
145
Private Person
159
Early Years 18841919
161
Raleigh Years 19191954
171
Retirement Years 19541978
187
NOTES
199

Popular Pen
77
Natural Gardens
89
Natural Gardens Revisited
103
Academician
117
BIBLIOGRAPHY
215
III Other Published Sources
220
INDEX
233
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James Troyer is professor of botany at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.

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