John Burroughs Medal

award to the author of a book that is judged to be distinguished in the field of natural history

The John Burroughs Medal, named for nature writer John Burroughs (1837–1921), is awarded each year in April by the John Burroughs Association to the author of a book that the association has judged to be distinguished in the field of natural history. Only twice has the award been given to a work of fiction.
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award received: John Burroughs Medal

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Author

John McPhee cover

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John McPhee

American writer

Works

15

A Sense of Where You Are

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1965

The Control of Nature

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1989

Basin and Range

author: John McPhee

Annals of the Former World

book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1998

Coming into the Country

1976 book by John McPhee

author: John McPhee

1977

Author

Edwin Way Teale

American conservationist

Works

15

Author

Bernd Heinrich

American ornithologist

Works

3

Ravens in Winter

book by Bernd Heinrich

author: Bernd Heinrich

1989

Ravens in Winter

author: Bernd Heinrich

Mind of the Raven

author: Bernd Heinrich

Author

Rachel Carson cover

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Rachel Carson

American marine biologist and conservationist

Author

Barry Lopez

American writer

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