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Richard Naughton Wormwood, American naturalist, writer. Avocations: wilderness walking and canoeing, nature photography and videography, landscape design. M C. Civil rights activist, Greenwich Village, Mexico City, 1957; founder Adirondack Naturalist Fellowship, 1991, Conservatory of Naturism, 1995, Cosmism Foundation, 1998.

Background

Wormwood, Richard Naughton was born on May 21, 1936 in Old Forge, New York, United States. Son of F. Earl Appelton-Wormwood and Eleanor Bardou-Naughton.

Education

Student, Rochester Institute Technology, 1955;student, Harper College, 1956;student, Russell Sage College, 1957;student, New Paltz Art College, 1958;student, North America School Conservation, 1972-1974;student, New York State Police Academy, 1974;student, Herkimer College, 1977-1978.

Career

Director Tailored Ski Instruction, 1965-1979. Interpretive naturalist Adirondack Naturalist Explorations, Warrensburg, New York, 1980-1991. With Adirondack Park Agency, Newcomb, 1991.

Miniature craftsman Adirondack Rustic Miniatures, Brant Lake, 1991-1996. With Omni/Sagamore, Lake George, 1992-1993. Wormwood Wild Ventures/Adirondack Eco-tour Adventure Guides, 1994-1996.

Gadfly Pro Ski Instructors of America, 1965-1968.

Achievements

  • Avocations: wilderness walking and canoeing, nature photography and videography, landscape design. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Wilderness Option, 1979, Adirondak Frontier, 1982, Finding Sasquatch, 1982, Adirondack Naturalist, 1989, Reframe to Maturism, 1992, Cosmism, Enchantment of the Universe, 1998, The End of You, Environmental Drowning in America, 1998, Impulse of Being, 1999, Nature Soul, 1999.

Membership

Civil rights activist, Greenwich Village, Mexico City, 1957. Founder Adirondack Naturalist Fellowship, 1991, Conservatory of Naturism, 1995, Cosmism Foundation, 1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Wilderness walking and canoeing, nature photography and videography, landscape design.

Connections

Married Michele Gano-Kenney (divorced). Children: Anneene, Chaunecy. Married Donna Rhodes-Harrington, January 30, 1983.

One stepchild, Melissa Harrington Goucher.

father:
F. Earl Appelton-Wormwood

mother:
Eleanor Bardou-Naughton

spouses:
Michele Gano-Kenney

Donna Rhodes-Harrington

children:
Anneene Wormwood

Chaunecy Wormwood