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Sand County Almanac With Essays on Conservation from Round River

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ISBN-10: 0345345053

ISBN-13: 9780345345059

Edition: 1966

Authors: Aldo Leopold, Carolyn Clugston Leopold, Luna Berger Leopold

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"We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir." San Francisco Chronicle These astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape -- the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines. A stunning tribute to our land and a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
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Book details

List price: $7.99
Copyright year: 1966
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/12/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 4.13" wide x 6.80" long x 0.81" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Aldo Leopold, who has become the most esteemed ecologist of this century, is best remembered for his articulation of the "land ethic," which demonstrates a respect and reverence for all life. His landmark book A Sand County Almanac, published in 1949, is considered by many to be the most significant book published on nature and the environment. Born in Burlington, Iowa, Leopold attended the Yale Graduate School of Forestry (newly established in 1900 by Gifford Pinchot) and graduated in 1909. He immediately began his career with the U.S. Forest Service as a forest assistant in Arizona and later became supervisor of Carson National Forest in New Mexico in 1912. During his stint in the…