Margaret E. Murie

Margaret Elizabeth Murie, also known as Mardy Murie, was an American naturalist, conservationist, and author. She is often referred to as the 'Grandmother of the Conservation Movement' for her significant contributions to the preservation of wilderness areas in the United States.


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  1. 1. Two In The Far North

    This book is a captivating memoir that chronicles the life and adventures of a pioneering conservationist in the Alaskan wilderness. It weaves together personal narratives of love, loss, and discovery with the breathtaking backdrop of the Arctic landscape. The author shares her experiences from her youth, her marriage to a fellow naturalist, and their shared expeditions into the remote regions of Alaska. Their work in wildlife biology and tireless efforts in environmental conservation played a crucial role in the establishment of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The memoir is not only a tribute to the untamed beauty of the North but also a testament to the enduring spirit of those who dedicate their lives to preserving it.

    The 3481st Greatest Book of All Time