Seven Classic American Naturalists Program

The Forest Resources Research & Education Center
Oak Ridge
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6:30 - 8 pm

Come to the UT Arboretum Auditorium on Tuesday, November 7th, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. to learn about the lives, thoughts and major written works of seven prominent American naturalists.

Randy K. Hammer, a certified naturalist, and senior minister at Chapel on the Hill Church will conduct the presentation. He will introduce the audience to William Bartram, John James Audubon, Henry David Thoreau, John Burroughs, Aldo Leopold, John Muir and Rachel Carson. He will discuss the naturalists’ contributions to American natural history studies as well as conservation and environmental movements.

The PowerPoint and lecture program will cover brief biographical sketches of these naturalists, famous quotations from their works, and ways they influenced each other. Hammer will also discuss the establishment of America’s national park system.


Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public.