Short Essay Questions Key
1. Eustace Conway has become famous for what activities?
Eustace Conway is famous for his actions and life long commitment as a naturalist, preservationist, and the owner/operator of Turtle Island Preserve in Boone, North Carolina.
2. Where was Conway born and raised? In what kind of atmosphere did Conway live?
Conway was born and raised in Gastonia, North Carolina, a city located near Charlotte. Although Conway was raised in a suburban neighborhood of a metropolitan area, he chose to make his life in the woods.
3. Discuss Conway's foray into life as a naturalist. How did Conway learn the necessary skills?
At age 7, Conway became highly interested in all things related to nature, especially birds, animals, and mammals. Conway's father taught Conway about the animals; Conway's mother provided most of the training including how to build a fire, live in harmony with wildlife, weave rope from grass, etc.
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