George Wright's Legacy Video Series

"Am I visionary or just crazy?" wrote George Melendez Wright to a colleague at the start of his bold undertaking to document the plants and animals in national parks. His perseverance and belief that the National Park Service needed a scientific understanding of its wildlife populations established the foundation of the National Park Service mission to leave parks unimpaired for future generations.
 
 
 

Last updated: February 26, 2016