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This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the centenary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of the twentieth century. First published in 1949, A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. It is a unique and classic work of conservation, and is as relevant today as when it was written 40 years ago.
"One of the seminal works of the environmental movement."
– The Boston Globe
"I have used this text for twenty years and will continue to use it [...] It should be required reading for every high school senior."
– Walter L. Cook, Jr., University of Georgia
"An inspirational classic – as relevant today as it was when first published in 1949."
– Paul S. Miko, University of New Mexico
"We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir."
– The San Francisco Chronicle
"It is safe to assume that A Sand County Almanac will be read for decades, and probably centuries to come."
– William Vogt
"Any student of the natural resources and the environment is not yet educated if he or she has not read A Sand County Almanac."
– Paul T. Tueller, University of Nevada at Reno
"A classic book, good to have in a [relatively] inexpensive edition."
– Professor Marshall Spector, State University of New York