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Witmer Stone (September 22, 1866 – May 24, 1939) was an American ornithologist, botanist, and mammalogist, and was considered one of the last of the “great naturalists.” Stone is remembered principally as an ornithologist. [1]

31 relations: Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Alexander Wilson (ornithologist), American Ornithological Society, American Philosophical Society, American Society of Mammalogists, Bermuda, Botany, Brewster Medal, Cape May Bird Observatory, Cape May County, New Jersey, Cape May, New Jersey, Cassinia (journal), Chester County, Pennsylvania, Delaware Valley Ornithological Club, Dover Publications, Germantown Academy, Joseph Grinnell, Joseph Leidy, Mammalogy, Mexico, National Audubon Society, Ornithology, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pine Barrens (New Jersey), Stackpole Books, The American Naturalist, The Auk, Toms River, Torrey Botanical Society, University of Pennsylvania.

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, formerly the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, is the oldest natural science research institution and museum in the Americas.

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Alexander Wilson (ornithologist)

Alexander Wilson (July 6, 1766 – August 23, 1813) was a Scottish-American poet, ornithologist, naturalist, and illustrator.

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American Ornithological Society

The American Ornithological Society (AOS) is an ornithological organization based in the United States.

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American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society (APS), founded in 1743 and located in Philadelphia, is an eminent scholarly organization of international reputation that promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.

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American Society of Mammalogists

The American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) was founded in 1919.

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Bermuda

Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory in the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Botany

Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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Brewster Medal

The William Brewster Memorial Award, usually referred to as the Brewster Medal, is awarded by the American Ornithologists' Union and is named for ornithologist William Brewster.

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Cape May Bird Observatory

The Cape May Bird Observatory was founded in 1975 in Cape May, New Jersey, United States and is sponsored by the New Jersey Audubon Society.

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Cape May County, New Jersey

Cape May County is the southernmost county in the U.S. state of New Jersey.

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Cape May, New Jersey

Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean.

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Cassinia (journal)

Cassinia is the journal of the Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC).

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Chester County, Pennsylvania

Chester County (Chesco) is a county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

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Delaware Valley Ornithological Club

The Delaware Valley Ornithological Club (DVOC) is the one of the oldest ornithology organizations in the United States.

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Dover Publications

Dover Publications, also known as Dover Books, is an American book publisher founded in 1941 by Hayward Cirker and his wife, Blanche.

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Germantown Academy

Germantown Academy, informally known as GA and originally known as the Union School, is the oldest nonsectarian day school in the United States.

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Joseph Grinnell

Joseph Grinnell (1877–1939) was an American field biologist and zoologist.

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Joseph Leidy

Joseph Mellick Leidy (September 9, 1823 – April 30, 1891) was an American paleontologist, parasitologist, and anatomist.

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Mammalogy

In zoology, mammalogy is the study of mammals – a class of vertebrates with characteristics such as homeothermic metabolism, fur, four-chambered hearts, and complex nervous systems.

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Mexico

Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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National Audubon Society

The National Audubon Society (Audubon) is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation.

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Ornithology

Ornithology is a branch of zoology that concerns the study of birds.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Pine Barrens (New Jersey)

The Pine Barrens, also known as the Pinelands or simply the Pines, is a heavily forested area of coastal plain stretching across more than seven counties of New Jersey.

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Stackpole Books

Stackpole Books is an trade publishing company in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania.

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The American Naturalist

The American Naturalist is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal that was established in 1867.

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The Auk

The Auk: Ornithological Advances is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official publication of the American Ornithological Society (AOS).

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Toms River

The Toms River, formerly Tom's River, is a U.S. Geological Survey.

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Torrey Botanical Society

Torrey Botanical Society (formerly Torrey Botanical Club) was started in the 1860s by colleagues of John Torrey.

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University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witmer_Stone

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