Source: W.W. Baird, Report on Dykeland Reclamation, 1913 to 1952 (Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, Experimental Farms Service, 1954), 8
Source: W.W. Baird, Report on Dykeland Reclamation, 1913 to 1952 (Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, Experimental Farms Service, 1954), 8
Lowell Demond about to release a pilot balloon at Mould Bay, 1956. Lowell Demond personal collection, reproduced with permission.
Lowell Demond about to release a pilot balloon at Mould Bay, 1956. Lowell Demond personal collection, reproduced with permission.
Washington Metro. Source: S. Kheraj
Washington Metro. Source: S. Kheraj

Les Acadiens et leurs aboiteaux

Source: W.W. Baird, Report on Dykeland Reclamation, 1913 to 1952 (Ottawa: Department of Agriculture, Experimental Farms Service, 1954), 8

Par Ronald Rudin, Université Concordia L’objet physique lié de plus près à l’histoire acadienne a été conçu pour transformer l’environnement. Contrairement aux Européens qui se sont établis ailleurs en Amérique du […]

Met Techs, the Environment and Science at the Joint Arctic Weather Stations, 1947-1972

Lowell Demond about to release a pilot balloon at Mould Bay, 1956. Lowell Demond personal collection, reproduced with permission.

Editor’s note: This is the third in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and the histories of science, technology, and medicine. Previous posts are here and here. This past […]

#ASEH2015 Tweet Archive

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If you weren’t able to attend the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History in Washington, D.C. last week, we’ve got you covered. In fact, the collective […]

Postcards from America I

Peter Pond, Hudson's Bay country (1784-85)

What follows is the text of what I shared with a roundtable about Environmental history and sustainability studies education at the American Society for Environmental History this year in Washington, […]

Live from #ASEH2015: Day 4

Washington Metro. Source: S. Kheraj

The conference is over. More than 600 members attended the annual meeting of the American Society of Environmental History in Washington D.C. this year. In addition to the usual networking and […]

In Celebration of International Day of Forests: A Forest History Archival Donation Guide

Banff Hotel from Tunnel Mountain, Alberta. Single frame of a stereoview published by Underwood and Underwood ca 1900. Source, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-DIG-DS-01233.

As declared by the United Nations, Saturday March 21st is the International Day of Forests.  The event provides a platform to raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests […]

Live from #ASEH2015: Day 3

Chez Obama. Source: S. Kheraj

It snowed and rained in Washington DC, but that did not deter a hardy bunch of environmental historians. Panels and round tables in the morning were followed by field trips […]

Review of Canoe Nation

Canoe Nation image

Reviewed by: David Neufeld, Independent Scholar Bruce Erickson, Canoe Nation: Nature, Race and the Making of a Canadian Icon (Vancouver: UBC Press 2013). 252 pp. $32.95 (paperback). ISBN: 9780774822497. Bruce […]

Live from #ASEH2015: Day 2

Jefferson Memorial, Washington, DC. Source: Flickr

The first full day of panels was busy and fascinating. I spent my day immersed in energy history, beginning with a big panel on pipelines and ending the day with […]

Live from #ASEH2015: Day 1

Lincoln Memorial. Source: Flickr

Since the Wi-Fi at the conference hotel is so good, I thought I would try to post a couple of re-cap videos about what I’ve seen at the 2015 annual […]

Vaccines and the Environmental History of Medicine

Electron microscope image of the virus responsible for measles (paramyxoviridae). Photo: 
Alain Grillet, Flickr

Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of posts considering the intersection between environmental history and the histories of science, technology, and medicine. The first post may be found here. In recent […]

Canada at ASEH 2015

Mounties on Roof of Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Source: Connect to Canada, Flickr

This week is the 2015 annual meeting of the American Society for Environmental History and scholars from across Canada will be making the journey to Washington D.C. to share their […]