Force for Nature: Lucy Braun -

A Force for Nature: Lucy Braun is a one-hour documentary that explores the life and legacies of E. Lucy Braun (1889 - 1971), one of the foremost botanists and ecologist in American history. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, Lucy Braun was a trailblazer in the emerging science of plant ecology, and a leader in the early conservation movement. In 1950, she published "Deciduous Forests of Eastern North America", a landmark book that documented forest communities from Florida to Canada. An extraordinary woman of science, Braun helped to preserve natural spaces in Ohio and Kentucky, including the Edge of Appalachia Preserve System in Adams County, Ohio.

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