A Sand County Almanac: With Essays On Conservation From Round River by Aldo LeopoldA Sand County Almanac: With Essays On Conservation From Round River by Aldo Leopold

A Sand County Almanac: With Essays On Conservation From Round River

byAldo Leopold

Mass Market Paperback | December 12, 1986

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The environmental classic that redefined the way we think about the natural world—an urgent call for preservation that’s more timely than ever.
 
“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. Conjuring up one extraordinary vision after another, Aldo Leopold takes readers with him on the road and through the seasons on a fantastic tour of our priceless natural resources, explaining the destructive effects humankind has had on the land and issuing a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
Aldo Leopold was born in Burlington, Iowa, in 1887. Educated at the Lawrenceville School and Yale University, he joined the United States Forest Service in 1909 as a forest assistant in New Mexico and Arizona. One of the founders of the Wilderness Society, he initiated, in 1924, the first Forest Wilderness Area in the United States (wh...
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Title:A Sand County Almanac: With Essays On Conservation From Round RiverFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 0.9 inPublished:December 12, 1986Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0345345053

ISBN - 13:9780345345059

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book on Conservation Had to read part of this for an environmental philosophy class. I fell in love with Leopold's style, prose, and message. "Only the mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of a wolf." - Aldo Leopold
Date published: 2014-04-08

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“We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir.”San Francisco Chronicle