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Forest and Stream Magazine Promotes Conservation (1873)

In 1873 American anthropologist, historian, naturalist, and writer George Bird Grinell became founding editor and publisher of Forest and Stream, a Weekly Journal devoted to Field and Aquatic Sports, Practical Natural History, Fish Culture, The Protection of Game, Preservation of Forests, and the Unculcation in Men and Women of a Helathy Interest in Outdoor Recreation and Study. The ninth oldest magazine in the U. S., it was dedicated to the conservation of wild life, induced the birth of the National Association of Audubon Societies, sponsored the National Park Movement, and the U. S.- Canada treaty on migratory birds.