Latin America’s first national park derived from private and public ideas and became a template for regional conservation.
Emily Wakild is a historian of Latin American and Environmental History. She earned her BA from Willamette University and her MA and PhD from the University of Arizona. Her research has been sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Fulbright-Hays Program, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her first book, Revolutionary Parks, earned awards from the Conference of Latin American History, the Forest History Society, and the Southeastern Council for Latin American Studies.