(died in 1990) was "a poet and prose writer whose works on wildlife and the environment were praised by reviewers as graceful and intense"...
"A Glimpse of Eden, recounting a safari in East Africa, joined a poet's urge to describe her experience in beautiful and even fanciful terms, and a thinker's urge to generalize about it, wrote Orville Prescott in a 1967 review in The New York Times...
"Surviving are her husband, Amyas Ames, the chairman emeritus of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic; two sons, Oakes and Edward, both of Manhattan; two daughters, Olivia Ames Hoblitzelle and Joan Ames Woodcock, both of Cambridge, Mass., and 11 grandchildren." 
Resources and articles
- Evelyn Ames, Portrayer of Nature In Poetry and Prose, Is Dead at 81, NYT, accessed November 17, 2011.