Aileen H. Clyde 20th Century Women's Legacy Archive: Natural Resources, Environment and Conservation
Collection subjects include:
Author and former director of the American West Center at the University of Utah. Interest in water issues in the Intermountain West, especially about the Central Utah Water Project.
Advocate for wilderness areas and wildlife. She formed organizations such as Citizens for a Responsible CUP to inform the public about the effects of the Central Utah Project on wildlife.
Hayes is a local environmental activist. She has been a member of the Mount Timpanogos Audubon Society, Sierra Club, Natural Resources Defense Council, the Southern Law Poverty Center, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Friends of the Great Salt Lake, Save Our Rivers, and Save Our Canyons groups.
Helen Clawson Wells
Wells was involved in many garden and tree organizations, as well as the Art Barn, the Astronomical Society, the Memory Park Committee, the Alta Club, the Symphony Guild, and others. She served as chairman of the National Arbor Day Observance Committee for Utah and aided in efforts to create the State Arboretum at the University of Utah campus.
Werner received her PhD in Psychology from Ohio State University in 1973, then began her career at the University of Utah. While at the university, she served as the director of Environmental Studies from 1996 to 2003 and also as an adjunct professor of Architecture and of Family and Consumer studies. Much of her research has focused on environmental behavior change in areas such as the use of pesticides, toxic cleaning chemicals, recycling, and mass transit.