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Holling, Holling C.

On August 2, 1900, Holling Clancy Holling was born in Jackson County, Michigan. Holling grew up to hold many different positions, all dealing with his love of art and nature. He worked at the Field Museum of National History in Chicago, IL in the taxidermy department. It was here he met his wife, Lucille Webster. He […]


George, Jean Craighead

Jean Craighead George was born on July 2, 1919, into a family of naturalists. On weekends they camped in the woods near their Washington, D.C. home, climbed trees to study owls, gathered edible plants and made fish hooks from twigs. Her first pet was a turkey vulture. She began writing in the third grade and continued […]