Often working in the shadows of better-known male conservationists, female conservation leaders helped drive the 20th century conservation movement. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor 11 of those women who have made a difference to America’s wild lands.
Editor's note: Nicole Whittington-Evans is The Wilderness Society's Alaska Director. In this blog she reflects on the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound and the lessons to be learned for Alaska's Arctic waters today.
Southwest Utah and northern Arizona have some of America’s most amazing wild lands, including Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks as well as Grand Staircase-Escalante and Vermilion Cliffs National Monuments.