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b.January 11, 1887
Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, wildlife ecologist and forester notable for land experiments conducted at the Shack, a disused farm near Baraboo, WI. In this environment Mr. Leopold observed the growth and change of nature, which inspired his work in wildlife advocacy and conservation.
- Aldo Leopold Foundation Website
Sand County Almanac
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by
Publication Date: 1968-12-31
A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land.Written with an unparalleled understanding of the ways of nature, the book includes a section on the monthly changes of the Wisconsin countryside; another part that gathers informal pieces written by Leopold over a forty-year period as he traveled through the woodlands of Wisconsin, Iowa,Arizona, Sonora, Oregon, Manitoba, and elsewhere.