Master Naturalist Glenn Olsen wants to know if you can answer these questions…

September 12, 2019



What was the major export group of items from Colonial America to Europe? 

Why did people want to study and know the plants of North America? 

Who is credited with establishing the method of giving a “scientific name” to all living things on earth?  ( hint: we are not referring to Adam )

How did having scientific names change the study of plants, animals, insects, and all living things. 

Who is considered the father of American Ornithology?  ( hint: not who you would expect ) 

Who is considered the father of Texas botany, when did he arrive, and where was he from?  

Who founded the organization that evolved into the National Audubon Society?

For the answers to these questions and so much more join us for Zenith of Discovery: Early American Naturalists for 6 weeks on Tuesdays, beginning October 15, 10:00 a.m.