In England he is widely called "one of the fathers of modern conservation," a description he shares with America's Aldo Leopold
easily the best such book of our times, reminiscent in its passion for angling of Roderick Haig-Brown (still the only standard worth considering) and in its brooding regard for nature of Aldo Leopold
, James Dickey, and Peter Matthiessen.
Licensed for public performance, Green Fire: Aldo Leopold
And A Land Ethic For Our Time is a Regional Emmy Award-winning documentary about the life and accomplishments of conservationist Aldo Leopold
, with particular focus on his contributions to the environmental movement.
Although she's not as well known as Aldo Leopold
, John Muir, or Edward Abbey, her work served as inspiration for Terry Tempest Williams and Gary Snyder, and she helped bring attention to an often overlooked place.
After School and Summer STEM Labs: Aldo Leopold
Charter School, Silver City, NM
In this month's "On the Conservation Front," John Flitchcock, a board member of United Waterfowlers--Florida, reviews the genesis of modern wildlife conservation, focusing on the contributions of late 19th and early 20th century hunter/thinkers such as George Bird Grinnell, Theodore Roosevelt and Aldo Leopold
It is the common history of America's progress in wilderness preservation--from Aldo Leopold
and Bob Marshall to David Brower and Howard Zahniser and now you--that we have expanded the reach of the wilderness concept and of our desire to preserve things our predecessors may not have recognized, or simply did not have time to prioritize.
RAND ALDO LEOPOLD
, commonly known by his middle name, Aldo, was born on January 11,1887, in Burlington, Iowa.
His message echoes that of the great Aldo Leopold
70 years ago.
As Aldo Leopold
wrote in A Sand County Almanac in 1949, "An understanding of ecology does not necessarily originate in courses bearing ecological labels; it is quite as likely to be labeled geography, botany, agronomy, history or economics .
conducted a successful experiment in the 1930s that was known as the Riley Game Cooperative.
One of the most compelling aspects of the project is the impressive open space commitment—the permanent conservation of more than 380 acres known as “Leopold's Preserve”—aptly named for the famous conservationist, Aldo Leopold
, that will be preserved through a conservation easement as natural open space and open to the public for passive recreation.