Former President Bio

Bio of Former TWS President, Wildlife Pioneer Released

Former President Bio

Image Credit: Harbour Publishing

A publication on Ian McTaggart-Cowan’s life was released by Harbour Publishing in February 2015, entitled Ian McTaggart Cowan: The Legacy of a Pioneering Biologist, Educator and Conservationist. The book was edited by Wayne Campbell, Dennis Demarchi, and Ronald Jakimchuck.

McTaggart-Cowan (1910-2010) was a renowned Canadian zoologist and one of the wildlife profession’s greatest founding pioneers. He was a life member of TWS, served as TWS President from 1950-1951, became an honorary member in 1965, and was awarded the Aldo Leopold Memorial Award in 1970, the highest honor bestowed by the Society.

The publication details McTaggart-Cowan’s passion for the outdoors and his contributions to the wildlife profession and also includes testimonials from individuals he mentored over the years. For more information and to purchase the book click here.

Header Image: Image Credit: Harbour Publishing