Said, People, Climate

This is the 125th 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. Here are the top articles among environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (July 15, 2019 – July 21, 2019): Parks Canada strikes 1st agreement …

Parks, Park, Also

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. Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 7, 2018 – January 13, 2018): Preserving historically significant architecture in Los Angeles, including …

Comps Notes: State, Provincial, and Historic Parks

I decided to publish my write-ups from my comprehensive exam reading fields. I am publishing them *as is.* Thus they represent my thoughts as a new PhD student. They were written between September 2011 and July 2012. The full collection is accessible here. State, Provincial, and Historic Parks C.J. Taylor, Negotiating the Past: The Making of Canada’s National Historic …

Environmental, Water, Neonics

This is the forty-seventh post in my series that explores the most-used words in the top stories shared amongst Environmental Historians and Environmental Humanities scholars on Twitter each week.   Here are the top articles amongst environmental historians and humanities scholars this past week (January 15– January 21, 2018): Sunday #Wordcloud is out: University, Science, Panel https://t.co/3BAA9CFbAf

#Beyond150CA: “Average Man’s Wilderness: Algonquin and Its Timber” Source/Readings List

 Primary Sources All newspaper articles used for this Twitter presentation and related dissertation chapter are located in Algonquin Park Museum newspaper clippings scrapbooks, which can be accessed at the museum in the park. If interested in specific articles/topics, please contact me. I surveyed hundreds of clippings for this chapter, so its nearly impossible to list …

“What will come of it?”: Selwyn Dewdney Questions Algonquin

The oft neglected introduction, so regularly skipped by the average reader…I presume, most historians will tell you that the introduction is one of the most, if not the most, important parts of the book. The most interesting iteration of the introduction, and the most tempting to gloss over, is the introduction written by another author …

Continuing the Park System Visualization Experiment: Ontario Parks in Timeline Form

Back in February I explained how I am using interactive timelines to more easily analyze the develop of state and provincial park systems in the United States and Canada. In “Visualizing a Park System: Creating an Interactive Timeline,” I explained how I developed a label/colour system (see below) and mapped the development of Pennsylvania’s state …