Who is Anne LaBastille?
Dr. Anne LaBastille is a nature photographer, ecologist, lecturer, and author who was born in New Jersey in 1935. Dr. LaBastille holds a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources from Cornell University, and an M.S. in Wildlife Management from Colorado State University. Her Ph.D. in Wildlife Ecology is also from Cornell University. Dr. Anne LaBastille has also been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters from Ripon College in Wisconsin. Dr. LaBastille has dedicated her life to natural conservation, the protection of wildlife, ecological study, and the preservation of wild lands. She has also worked on conservation projects in foreign countries, worked to protect tropical rain forests, and assisted in the efforts to find solutions for and ways to prevent acid rain. LaBastille has also worked in lake and land use planning. She is best known for her autobiographical Woodswoman trilogy in which she chronicles and discusses her experiences building her own cabin on Black Bear Lake in the Adir