Author of The Quest for the Golden Trout

Douglas M. Thompson  is the Karla Heurich Harrison '28 Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment, and a professor of geology in the Department of Physics, Astronomy and Geophysics at Connecticut College.

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The Quest for the Golden Trout  is about looking at our nation’s rivers with a more critical eye—and asking more questions about both historic and current practices in fisheries management.

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“A reminder, both lyrical and careful, of how much we’ve lost of wild America—and of how we might regain at least a little ground.” —Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist

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