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An excellent treatment of many of Leopold's less known writing. Many of these either appear in various periodicals or were, in a few cases toward the end of the book, strong book reviews that he had done. The book is made substantially better by the commentary following each piece by the two Editors regarding the writing. As they made strong argument of, Leopold was well out in front of virtually every one of his peers in seeing the true ecology of what was happening in degredated habitats and w...more
Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) had lasting impact on natural resource management and policy in the early to mid-twentieth century and his influence has continued to expand since his death. It was through his observation, experience, and reflection at his Wisconsin river farm that he honed the concepts of land health and a land ethic that have had ever-growing influence in the years since his death. He p...moreMore about Aldo Leopold...