The Shack" as his family knew it, was purchased by Aldo Leopold
in 1935 as part of an abandoned farm and became Leopold's home in the wild and the setting for A Sand County Almanac, one of this country's most outstanding pieces of nature writing.
of Wisconsin-La Crosse) analyzes the works of five Midwestern pastoralists: Willa Cather, Aldo Leopold
, Theodore Roethke, James Wright and Jim Harrison.
Delcourt's skill in the disciplines of research and her ability to envision the meanings of her findings for the future are in the best traditions of scientists such as Rachel Carson and Aldo Leopold
Great writers give the world more than words; they offer a new way of seeing, and that's the enduring legacy of American naturalist Aldo Leopold
Member Penelope Purdy of The Denver Post is the fifth winner of the Aldo Leopold
Award for Distinguished Editorial Writing.
This wits the basement of the man Aldo Leopold
called "our predecessor the bootlegger, who hated this farm, skinned it of residual fertility, burned its farmhouse, threw it back into the lap of the county (with delinquent faxes to boot), and then disappeared among the landless anonymities of the Great Depression.
On the other hand, naturalist Aldo Leopold
suggested the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone in the 1940s, but when E first reported on it in 1992, they still hadn't been returned to roam the Lamar Valley.
The conservation agenda that Aldo Leopold
described in his Sand County Almanac still rings true today.
In Wisconsin in the 1940s, Aldo Leopold
and his colleagues searched the roadsides and railway rights-of-way throughout the Midwest for native grasses that had escaped the plows and cultivators of the farms.
McCabe entitled simply Aldo Leopold
, the Professor," as most of his students seem to have called him.
Even with characters who, like Aldo Leopold
, might have considered themselves pragmatic people, the author goes out of his way to highlight their idealism and moral bravery.
David Cole is a retired scientist of the Aldo Leopold
Wilderness Research Institute, Montana.