Arthur Melville Pearson

Arthur Melville Pearson

Craftsman, Director, Volunteer

Arthur Melville Pearson is CEO of the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, working—as he has throughout his career—at the nexus of art and conservation. He is the author Force of Nature, the award-winning biography of George Fell, founder of the Nature Conservancy and the entire Natural Areas Movement. In his free time, he has created more than 40 nature-inspired stained glass works for his historic home in the Pullman National Monument. For more information,

Contributions to Humans & Nature:

City Creatures Blog posts:

Noteworthy Links:
  • A Midewin Almanac
    Follow Arthur Melville Pearson’s efforts to restore 20,000 acres of prarie “one volunteer day at a time.”
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