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The Essential Aldo Leopold: Quotations and Commentaries
     

The Essential Aldo Leopold: Quotations and Commentaries

by Curt D. Meine (Editor), Richard L. Knight (Editor)
 

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    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

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    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.

Contributors:
J. Baird Callicott
David Ehrenfeld
Susan L. Flader
Eric T. Freyfogle
Wes Jackson
Paul W. Johnson
Joni L. Kinsey
Richard L. Knight
Gary K. Meffe
Curt Meine
Gary Paul Nabhan
Richard Nelson
Bryan G. Norton
David W. Orr
Edwin P. Pister
Donald Snow
Stanley A. Temple
Jack Ward Thomas
Charles Wilkinson
Terry Tempest Williams
Donald Worster
Joy B. Zedler

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“We reached the old wolf in time to watch a fierce green fire dying in her eyes. I realized then, and have known ever since, that there was something new to me in those eyes—something known only to her and to the mountain. I was young then, and full of trigger-itch; I thought that because fewer wolves meant more deer, that no wolves would mean hunters' paradise. But after seeing the green fire die, I sensed that neither the wolf nor the mountain agreed with such a view.”—Aldo Leopold

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Leopold's biographer Meine and conservation biologist Knight collect quotations of a paragraph or two from the conservationist best known as the author of . They arrange them by topic under the broad themes of conservation, science and practice, conservation policy, and conservation and culture. Each chapter begins with an introductory essay by conservation scholar. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299165505
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
05/01/1900
Edition description:
1
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.38(h) x 1.14(d)

Meet the Author

Curt D. Meine is the author of Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work, published by the University of Wisconsin Press. Richard L. Knight is professor of wildlife conservation, Colorado State University, and co-editor of several volumes including Wildlife and Recreation and Stewardship Across Boundaries.

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