William Davenport Hulbert / Hurlbert (1868- 1913) was an American naturalist and writer of fiction. Born William Davenport Hulbert in Mackinac Island, Michigan and lived for a while on the upper peninsula in the Taquamenon river area. He was privately educated and did not marry. From 1895 until his death, he wrote short fiction for magazines. White Pine Days on the Taquamenon is a collection of stories about lumbering, and was edited by his brother Richard C. Hulbert. His works include Forest Neighbors: Life Stories of Wild Animals (1902).