Edited By: Richard L Knight and Suzanne Reidel
190 pages, 15 b/w photos
Looks at Leopold's continuing influence on environmental management practice and philosophy, and his broader impact on environmental issues generally as the patron saint of conservation. Ecologists, wildlife biologists, and other professional conservationists explore the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his A Sand Country Almanac and his contributions to the environmental movement, the philosophy of science, and natural resource management. twelve personal essays describe the enormous impact he has had on each author, from influencing the daily operations of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the creation of a land-use ethics guide for Forest Service personnel, to much needed inspiration for continuing on in todays large, complex and often problematic world of science.
... this attractive book is wonderfully put together. It would serve either as a helpful introduction to those who might not be familiar with Leopold's work or as enjoyable reading for those who already know the delights of the world of Aldo Leopold. Environmental Conservation
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