Gabrielson in 1937
|Ira N. Gabrielson
Known affectionately to many as "Mr. Conservation" and, simply, "Gabe," Gabrielson is notable for his work in the history of the National Wildlife Refuge System. He has a background in research as well as wildlife and fisheries management. Recently, he chaired the NRC's subcommittee on research needs for "Pesticides and Wildlife Relations."
Be sure to review Chaps. 1-2, 4-9 of Silent Spring. You should be able to comment on the benefits and harms of pesticides, on research needs -- and their prospective costs-- and on the balance/control of nature.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Pest Control and Wildlife Relationships. Pest Control and Wildlife Relationships. Washington, D.C.: National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council (Pub. #920-A, B, C), 1962-63.[Part3]
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service news releases on DDT, 1958-59. URL: www.fws.gov/contaminants/Info/DDTNews.html