Patrick Dean on America’s “First” Great Naturalist, Mark Catesby
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Patrick Dean, the author of Nature’s Messenger, about Mark Catesby, America’s so-called first great naturalist.
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Patrick Dean writes on the outdoors and the environment. He has worked as a teacher, a political media director, and is presently the executive director of a rail-trail nonprofit. An avid trail-runner, paddler, and mountain-biker, he lives with his wife and dogs on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee, and is the author of A Window To Heaven, about the summit of Denali, also available from Pegasus Books.