Overlooked No More: Florence Merriam Bailey

Florence Merriam Bailey - Photo from the collection of Sierra College

The New York Times ercently published an article about Florence Merriam Bailey as part of it’s “Overlooked No More” series. Bailey, who lived from 1863 – 1941, was a pioneer not only in the sport of modern birding, but also a tremendous influence in the same bird conservation effort that led to the formation of the Audubon Society.

It’s a fascinating read: check it out on the NY Times web site.