ONE PERSON CAN CHANGE THE WORLD: Elizabeth Titus-Putnam's Successful Vision

Stewart, Leah; Purvis, Lance
June 2003
New York State Conservationist;Jun2003, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p6
Profiles Elizabeth Titus-Putnam, an environmentalist who founded the Student Conservation Association (SCA). Conception of the idea of a student conservation corps in 1953; Contacts made during her development of the idea of the Student Conservation Program; Organizations that have been modeled after the SCA. INSET: Volunteering with the SCA and DEC:.


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