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Author Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948, author.

Title A Sand County almanac & other writings on ecology and conservation / Aldo Leopold ; Curt Meine, editor.

Publication Info. New York : Library of America, [2013]


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Description xv, 931 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
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Series The Library of America ; 238
Library of America ; 238.
Summary A Sand County almanac is often hailed as a foundational work of the modern environmental movement. Here, it is paired with over fifty other pieces by Leopold: uncollected articles, essays, speeches, and other writings that chart the evolution of his ideas over the course of three decades.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Sand County almanac -- Sketches here and there -- The upshot -- Other writings on ecology and conservation -- Selected journals -- Selected letters.
[1] A Sand County Almanac, and sketches here and there -- Part I: A Sand County Almanac -- January thaw -- Good oak -- The geese return -- Come high water -- Draba -- Bur oak -- Sky dance -- Back from the Argentine -- The Alder fork--a fishing idyl -- Great possessions -- Prairie birthday -- The green pasture -- The choral copse -- Smoky gold -- Too early -- Red lanterns -- If I were the wind -- Axe-in-hand -- A mighty fortress -- Home range -- Pines above the snow -- 65290 -- Part II: Sketches here and there -- Marshland elegy -- The sand counties -- Odyssey -- On a monument to the pigeon -- Flambeau -- Illinois bus ride -- Red legs kicking -- On top -- Thinking like a mountain -- Escudilla -- Guacamaja -- The green lagoons -- Song of the Gavilan -- Cheat takes over -- Clandeboye -- Part III: The Upshot -- Conservation esthetic -- Wildlife in American culture -- Wilderness -- The land ethic -- [2] Other writings on ecology and conservation -- Address before the Albuquerque Rotary Club -- Boomerangs -- Wild lifers vs. game farmers -- A turkey hunt in the Datil National Forest -- The wilderness and its place in Forest Recreational Policy -- Blue River -- Goose music -- Some fundamentals of conservation in the Southwest -- A criticism of the Booster spirit -- Pioneers and gullies -- Grass, brush, timber, and fire in Southern Arizona -- The river of the mother of God -- Conserving the covered wagon -- The pig in the parlor -- Wilderness as a form of land use -- Mr. Thompson's wilderness -- The American game policy in a nutshell -- Game and wild life conservation -- A history of ideas in game management -- The virgin Southwest -- The conservation ethic -- Conservation economics -- The Arboretum and the university -- Land pathology -- Coon Valley : an adventure in cooperative conservation, why the Wilderness Society? -- Wilderness ("To an American conservationist ... ") -- Wilderness ("The two great cultural advances ... ") -- Threatened species -- Naturschutz in Germany -- Conservationist in Mexico -- Conservation blueprints -- Engineering and conservation -- Natural history, the forgotten science -- A survey of conservation -- The farmer as a conservationist -- A biotic view of land -- Lakes in relation to terrestrial life patterns -- Wilderness as a land laboratory -- Yet come June -- The Round River : a parable of conservation -- The Grizzly : a problem in land planning -- The role of wildlife in a liberal education -- The last stand -- Land-use and democracy -- The prairie : The forgotten flora -- What is a weed? -- Post-war prospects -- Conservation : in whole or in part? -- The outlook for farm wildlife -- The land-health concept and conservation -- Scarcity values in conservation -- Deadening -- Wherefore wildlife ecology? -- The ecological conscience -- The deer swatch -- [3] Selected Journals -- "Gettin' ganders on the Rio" -- The delta Colorado -- Canada, 1924 -- Fish Lake -- Canada, 1925 -- Reunion -- Red Fox Day -- Current river trip -- Gila trip -- Second Gila trip -- 1936 Mexico trip -- from Shack Journals, 1935-1948 -- [4] Selected letters.
Subject Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948.
Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948 -- Diaries.
Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948 -- Correspondence.
Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948. (OCoLC)fst00016973
Environmentalists -- United States -- Biography.
Conservationists -- United States -- Biography.
Wildlife conservation -- United States.
Nature conservation -- United States.
Natural history -- Outdoor books.
Conservationists. (OCoLC)fst00875578
Environmentalists. (OCoLC)fst00913554
Natural history. (OCoLC)fst01034268
Nature conservation. (OCoLC)fst01034632
Wildlife conservation. (OCoLC)fst01175253
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Diaries. (OCoLC)fst01423794
Guidebooks. (OCoLC)fst01423871
Personal correspondence. (OCoLC)fst01919948
Records and correspondence. (OCoLC)fst01423917
Added Author Meine, Curt, editor.
Analysed in (work): A. companion to A. Sand County almanac.
Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948. Sand County almanac.
Leopold, Aldo, 1886-1948. Sketches here and there.
Added Title Sand County almanac and other writings on ecology and conservation
Complemented by (work): Green fire.
ISBN 9781598532067

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