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By Alexandra Walker Clark,Jerry Hill,Kyle Simpson

The legend that was once Robert Sparks Walker begun in a log cabin open air Chattanooga known as Spring Frog Cabin, a humble domicile outfitted by means of a Cherokee naturalist in 1750. Walker could proceed within the footsteps of that Cherokee to develop into synonymous either with Chattanooga and nature, penning millions of articles, poems and books as a naturalist. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, Walker received foreign popularity for his paintings, but his biggest effect is still in his local Tennessee. He helped to came upon the Chattanooga Audubon Society, together with keeping his early life domestic via Audubon Acres. Walker is remembered in the course of the nation for his nationally syndicated nature column, and the Lifetime fulfillment Award for Environmental Stewardship is given in his identify. His lifestyles was once certainly one of experience, mirrored image and a deep devotion to the knowledge and upkeep of nature. neighborhood writer Alexandra Walker Clark, granddaughter of Robert Sparks Walker, celebrates the lifetime of this Scenic urban pioneer.

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