William A. Niering

William A. Niering, 1924-1999


Lucretia L. Allyn Professor of Botany and Research Director of the Connecticut College Arboretum

“Each of us must realize that he or she is part of a complex living system that would continue to function quite beautifully without us and that our challenge is therefore to work for a sustainable earth society that mimics the natural system all around us.” -William A. Niering