Nebraska Authors

David F. Costello

AKA: Dr. David Francis Costello

Born 1904-09-01 Julian, NE (USA)

Died 1990-05-16

Places Lived

Julian, NE
Peru, NE
Chicago, IL
Ft. Collins, CO
Portland, OR
Milwaukee, WI

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Biological Sciences; Botany; Ecology


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1925, Peru State Teacher's College, Peru, NE
Master of Science Degree, 1926, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Ph.D., 1934, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Instructor of Botany
United States Forest Service, Rocky Mountain and Pacific Northwest
Guest Professor
Ecological Consultant
Forest Ecologist

Places Worked

Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical College, Ft. Collins, CO
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
University College of North Wales


Citation of American Society of Range Management for Distinguished Service in Range Research and Ecology, 1970


American Association for the Advancement of Science
Ecological Society of America
Outdoor Photographers League
Authors League of America
American Institute of Biological Sciences
Sigma Xi


Range Ecology. 1939.
The World of the Porcupine. 1966.
The World of the Ant. 1968.
The Prairie World. 1969.
The World of the Prairie Dog. 1970.
The World of the Gull. 1971.
The Desert World. 1972.
The Mountain World. 1975.
The Seashore World. 1980.
Contributor of more than 150 articles to popular periodicals, and about
the same number of technical articles on ecology, range management, and
recreation research to professional journals.

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