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Essential Aldo Leopold Quotations and Commentaries

ISBN-10: 029916554X
ISBN-13: 9780299165543
Edition: 1999
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Description: For the first time, the most important quotations of the great conservationist Aldo Leopold, author of "A Sand County Almanac, are gathered in one volume. From conservation education to wildlife ecology, from wilderness protection to soil and water  More...

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 3/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

For the first time, the most important quotations of the great conservationist Aldo Leopold, author of "A Sand County Almanac, are gathered in one volume. From conservation education to wildlife ecology, from wilderness protection to soil and water conservation, the writings of Aldo Leopold continue to have profound influence on those seeking to understand the earth and its care. Leopold biographer Curt Meine and noted conservation biologist Richard Knight have assembled this comprehensive collection of quotations from Leopold's extensive and diverse writings, selected and organized to capture the richness and depth of the North American conservation movement. Prominent biologists, conservationists, historians, and philosophers provide introductory commentaries describing Leopold's contributions in varied fields and reflecting upon the significance of his work today.

Foreword
Introduction
Editors' Note
Acknowledgments
Conservation Science and Practice
Forest Ecology and Management: Axe-in-Hand
Range Ecology and Management: Open Thinking on the Range
Outdoor Recreation: Leopold and the "Still Unlovely Mind"
Wildlife Ecology and Management: Building the Foundations of Wildlife Conservation
Soil and Water Conservation: Traveling in the Right Direction
Agriculture: Preparing for a Sustainable Agriculture
Wilderness: A Place of Humility
Ecological Restoration: The Continuing Challenge of Restoration
Biodiversity and Conservation Biology: Standing on Solid Shoulders
Conservation Policy
Private Land: Aldo Leopold on Private Land
Public Land: Aldo Leopold on Public Land
Advocacy: Throwing Your Weight Around
Economics: Do Economists Know About Lupines?
Environmental Policy: Leopold as Practical Moralist and Pragmatic Policy Analyst
Conservation and Culture
Hunting and Fishing: Hunting for Common Ground
Environmental History: Leopold and the Changing Landscape of History
Education: What Is Education For?
Arts and Sciences: Between Imagination and Observation
Land Esthetics: Through Successive Stages of the Beautiful
Land Ethics: Into Terra Incognita
Leopold's Voice: The Reach of Words
Notes
Quotation Sources
Contributors

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