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Game Management

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With this book, published more than a half-century ago, Aldo Leopold created the discipline of wildlife management. Although A Sand Country Almanac is doubtless Leopold’s most popular book, Game Management may well be his most important. In this book he revolutionized the field of conservation.
Paperback, 520 pages
Published November 15th 1986 by University of Wisconsin Press
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Aaron
Jul 24, 2011 Aaron rated it liked it
This is a very good book if you can get through it. It is really dense, and at times Leopold takes a while to get to the point he is making. But with all that, there are a lot of amazing ideas and thoughts here.
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Mar 17, 2010 Aaron rated it it was ok
Significant as one of the first modern American wildlife management text. The language is a little antiquated. Note: a coney is a rabbit.
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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 ...more
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