A Sense of Wonder, a one-woman play based on the life and works of Rachel Carson—written and performed by stage and screen actress Kaiulani Lee—has toured the United States, Canada, England and Italy since 1995.
Between 1964 and 1990, 650 acres (260 hectares) near Brookeville, Montgomery County, Maryland, were acquired and set aside as the Rachel Carson Conservation Park.
The Rachel Carson Prize was founded in Stavanger, Norway in 1991, and is awarded to women who have made a contribution in the field of environmental protection.
Numerous schools have been named after her: there is a public elementary school named after Rachel Carson in San Jose, California, and a middle school named after her in Herndon, Virginia.
Rachel Carson was born in 1907 on a small family farm near Springdale, Pennsylvania.
The Rachel Carson State Office Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is home to the Commonwealth's Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
Rachel Carson, in full Rachel Louise Carson, (born May 27, 1907, Springdale, Pennsylvania, U.S.—died April 14, 1964, Silver Spring, Maryland), American biologist well known for her writings on environmental pollution and the natural history of the sea.
Marine biologist, environmentalist and writer Rachel Carson was born on May 27, 1907, in Springdale, Pennsylvania. Carson first alerted the world about the environmental impact of fertilizers and pesticides. She grew up on a Pennsylvania farm, which gave her a lot of first-hand knowledge of nature and wildlife.Apr 2, 2014