George Wright's Legacy

"Am I visionary or just crazy?" wrote George Melendez Wright to a colleague at the start of his bold undertaking to document the plants and animals in national parks. His perseverance and belief that the National Park Service needed a scientific understanding of its wildlife populations established the foundation of the National Park Service mission to leave parks unimpaired for future generations.

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Last Updated: May 29, 2015