A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Conservation and Ecology

A Sand County Almanac & Other Writings on Conservation and Ecology

Aldo Leopold


seeing that his dying in 1948, Aldo Leopold has been more and more well-known as one of many imperative figures of yankee environmentalism. A pioneering forester, sportsman, natural world supervisor, and ecologist, he was once additionally a proficient author whose farsighted land ethic is proving more and more correct in our personal time. Now, Leopold’s crucial contributions to our literature––some hard-to-find or formerly unpublished––are accrued in one quantity for the 1st time. here's his vintage A Sand County Almanac, hailed––with Thoreau’s Walden and Carson’s Silent Spring––as one of many major literary impacts at the sleek environmental circulation. released in 1949, it truly is nonetheless striking this present day: a brilliant, firsthand, philosophical travel de strength. in addition to Sand County are greater than fifty articles, essays, and lectures exploring the hot complexities of ecological technological know-how and what we'd now name environmental ethics. Leopold’s sharp-eyed, frequently funny journals are illustrated right here for the 1st time together with his unique images, drawings, and maps. additionally specified to this assortment is a variety of over a hundred letters, so much of them by no means ahead of released, tracing his own evolution and his efforts to foster in others the affection and feel of accountability he felt for the land.

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