This is the ninety-eighth post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared among Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.

Parks and Playgrounds, Strathcona County

Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 7, 2018 – January 13, 2018):

Monday: “Preserving Frank Lloyd Wright’s Place in Los Angeles Architectural History” by James Brasuell, LinkTV


Tuesday: Meet The Granary Weevil, The Pantry Monster Of Our Own Creation” by Lindsay Patterson, NPR; The Salt: What’s on Your Plate


Wednesday: “Comps Notes: State, Provincial, and Historic Parks” by Jessica DeWitt, Historical DeWitticisms


Thursday: Interview: Dr Paul Warde, author of The Environment: a History of the Idea” by Thomas Barrett, Environment Journal


Friday: The Biggest Issues for Wildlife and Endangered Species in 2019” by John R. Platt, EcoWatch


Saturday: Computer modelling and forgotten river crossings” by Terry Beaulieu, RETROactive: Blogging Alberta’s Historic Places


Sunday: 408-year-old tree discovered in Algonquin Park’s unprotected logging zone” by Kristin Rushowy, The Star

Top Words

1. parks

2. park

3. also

4. said

5. national

6. historic

7. sites

8. preservation

9. history

10. species

11. Taylor

12. state

13. Lloyd

14. will

Published by Jessica M. DeWitt

Dr. Jessica M. DeWitt is an environmental historian of Canada and the United States. She is passionate about the use of digital technologies to bridge the gap between the public and researchers. In addition to her community and professional work, she offers various editing and social media consultancy services.

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