Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience

Paperback | March 15, 2002

EditorRichard L. Knight, Susanne Riedel

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In Aldo Leopold and an Ecological Conscience ecologists, wildlife biologists, and other professional conservationists explore the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his A Sand County Almanac and his contributions to the environmental movement, the philosophy of science, and naturalresource management. Twelve personal essays describe the enormous impact he has had on each author, from influencing the daily operations of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the creation of a land-use ethics guide for Forest Service personnel, to much needed inspiration for continuing on intoday's large, complex and often problematic world of science. Here is Aldo Leopold as a mentor, friend, and companion and an affirmation of his hope that science will continue to be practiced in the cause of conservation.

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In Aldo Leopold and an Ecological Conscience ecologists, wildlife biologists, and other professional conservationists explore the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his A Sand County Almanac and his contributions to the environmental movement, the philosophy of science, and naturalresource management. Twelve personal essays describ...

Richard L. Knight is at Colorado State University. Susanne Reidel is at North Carolina Zoological Park.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 8.39 × 5.98 × 0.71 inPublished:March 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195149440

ISBN - 13:9780195149449

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Nina Leopold Bradley and Wellington Huffaker: ForewordContributorsRichard L. Knight and Suzanne Riedel: IntroductionThe Evolution of a Classic1. Curt D. Meine: Moving Mountains: Aldo Leopold and A Sand County AlmanacA Sense of Place, A Sense of Time2. Richard L. Knight: Aldo Leopold: Blending Conversations about Public and Private Lands3. John Seidensticker: Aldo Leopold's Wilderness, Sand County, and My Garden4. James A. Estes: Then and Now5. Mary Anne Bishop: Great Possessions: Leopold's Good OakThe Cohesive Vision6. J. Baird Callicott: From the Balance of Nature to the Flux of Nature: The Land Ethic in a Time of Change7. Reed Noss: Aldo Leopold Was a Conservation Biologist8. Winifred B. Kessler and Annie L. Booth: Professor Leopold, What Is Education For?9. Stephen R. Kellert: Aldo Leopold and the Value of NatureA Land Ethic in Practice10. Jamie Rappaport Clark: Leopold's Land Ethic: A Vision for Today11. L. David Mech: Aldo Leopold: Conservationist and Hunter12. Edwin P. Pister: The A-B Dichotomy and the Future13. Jack Ward Thomas: What Would Aldo Have Done? - A Personal StoryIndex