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Aldo Leopold had lasting impact on natural resource alo and policy in the early to mid-twentieth century and his influence has continued to expand since his death. Often credited as the founding father of wildlife ecology, Leopold’s cornerstone book Game Management defined the fundamental skills and techniques for managing and restoring wildlife populations.

Aldo Leopold is considered the father of wildlife ecology and a true Wisconsin hero.

eica Lists with This Book. The Almanac reflects an evolution of a lifetime of love, observation, and thought. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Leopold was throughout his life at the forefront of the conservation movement—indeed, he is widely acknowledged as the father of wildlife conservation in America.

Inhe accepted a transfer to the U. Books by Aldo Leopold.

Thanks for ,a us about the problem. The roots of Leopold’s concept of a “land ethic” can be traced to his birthplace on the bluffs of the Mississippi River near Burlington, Iowa. The Leopolds all became respected scientists and conservationists in their own right. No one knows for certain, but soon the family embraced the farm as a new kind of workshop or laboratory—a place to tinker and experiment with restoring health to an ailing piece of land.


After Yale, Leopold joined the U. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Aldo Leopold, creator of the “land ethic” concept. Return to Book Page. Get to Know Us. And it was here Leopold visualized many eetica the essays of what was to become his most influential work, A Sand County Almanac. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. Want to Read saving…. Yet the family persevered, and spring planting at the farm became a rite of spring.

During weekends and breaks from school, Leopold, his wife Estella and their five children lived close to the land.

This early attachment to the natural world, coupled with an uncommon skill for both observation and writing, lead him to pursue a degree in forestry at Yale. This landmark work created a new science that intertwined forestry, agriculture, biology, zoology, ecology, education and communication. Thousands of pines and other plantings eventually thrived, transforming the landscape into a mosaic of conifers, hardwoods, and prairie.

This concept became the foundation upon which he became conservation’s most influential advocate. Ichimonterrubio added it Nov 09, An old chicken coop, fondly known as the Shack, served as a haven and land laboratory for the Leopold family, friends, and graduate students. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Write a customer review. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


It is here Leopold put into action his beliefs that the same tools people used to disrupt the landscape could also be used to rebuild it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In the winter ofAldo Leopold went down a two-track sand road in search of land for a family hunting camp. It is for his book, A Sand County Almanac, that Leopold is best known by millions of people around the globe.


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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He published more than five hundred articles and three books during the course of his geographically widespread career, but it was time at his shack and farm in Wisconsin that inspired most of the disarmingly simple essays in A Sand County Almanac that so many have found so thought-provoking.

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