The nation’s parks, perhaps our most remarkable public resource, have a history of development through private giving.
This edition of our monthly series features new work on the history of agribusiness, international law, diplomatic relations, and tropical disease control.
Who defines the public good? The showdown caused when a wealthy philanthropist bought land and tried to give it to the American people.
Environmental education was once an unusual idea. The Audubon Society changed that and became the household name it is today.