By: Rachel Barse
She was born on May 27, 1907 in Pennsylvania and died on April 14, 1964 in Silver Springs, Maryland. She died when she was 56.
Inspired President John F. Kennedy with her book "Silent Spring" to investigate the ingredients and uses in harmful pesticides.
Rachel Carson accelerated research to find ways to naturally and biologically control insects.
Rachel ushered the brand new era of environmentalism, accountability, and ecological activism.
Rachel Carson wrote many books such as "Silent Spring" and "Under the Sea Wind".
Rachel also served in the U.S Bureau of Fisheries, as an aquatic biologist.
The Early Years
This image of Rachel Carson is when she was young, and she is expressing her love of nature by picking wildflowers.
The Collage Days
This is Rachel when she graduated in 1928.
The Days on the Job
Here is Rachel Carson working as a biologist, watching the wildlife.
Rachel was raised in a lovely five room farmhouse in Springdale, Pennsylvania.