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A Sand County almanac & other writings on ecology and conservation

A Sand County almanac is often hailed as a foundational work of the modern environmental movement. Here, it is paired with over fifty other pieces by Leopold: uncollected articles, essays, speeches, and other writings that chart the evolution of his ideas over the course of three decades
Print Book, English, 2013
Special commemorative ed View all formats and editions
Library of America, New York, 2013
xv, 931 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm.
9781598532067, 1598532065
Sand County almanac
Sketches here and there
The upshot
Other writings on ecology and conservation
Selected journals
Selected letters. [1] A Sand County Almanac, and sketches here and there
Part I: A Sand County Almanac
January thaw
Good oak
The geese return
Come high water
Bur oak
Sky dance
Back from the Argentine
The Alder fork
a fishing idyl
Great possessions
Prairie birthday
The green pasture
The choral copse
Smoky gold
Too early
Red lanterns
If I were the wind
A mighty fortress
Home range
Pines above the snow
Part II: Sketches here and there
Marshland elegy
The sand counties
On a monument to the pigeon
Illinois bus ride
Red legs kicking
On top
Thinking like a mountain
The green lagoons
Song of the Gavilan
Cheat takes over
Part III: The Upshot
Conservation esthetic
Wildlife in American culture
The land ethic
[2] Other writings on ecology and conservation
Address before the Albuquerque Rotary Club
Wild lifers vs. game farmers
A turkey hunt in the Datil National Forest
The wilderness and its place in Forest Recreational Policy
Blue River
Goose music
Some fundamentals of conservation in the Southwest
A criticism of the Booster spirit
Pioneers and gullies
Grass, brush, timber, and fire in Southern Arizona
The river of the mother of God
Conserving the covered wagon
The pig in the parlor
Wilderness as a form of land use
Mr. Thompson's wilderness
The American game policy in a nutshell
Game and wild life conservation
A history of ideas in game management
The virgin Southwest
The conservation ethic
Conservation economics
The Arboretum and the university
Land pathology
Coon Valley : an adventure in cooperative conservation, why the Wilderness Society?
Wilderness ("To an American conservationist ... ")
Wilderness ("The two great cultural advances ... ")
Threatened species
Naturschutz in Germany
Conservationist in Mexico
Conservation blueprints
Engineering and conservation
Natural history, the forgotten science
A survey of conservation
The farmer as a conservationist
A biotic view of land
Lakes in relation to terrestrial life patterns
Wilderness as a land laboratory
Yet come June
The Round River : a parable of conservation
The Grizzly : a problem in land planning
The role of wildlife in a liberal education
The last stand
Land-use and democracy
The prairie : The forgotten flora
What is a weed?
Post-war prospects
Conservation : in whole or in part?
The outlook for farm wildlife
The land-health concept and conservation
Scarcity values in conservation
Wherefore wildlife ecology?
The ecological conscience
The deer swatch
[3] Selected Journals
"Gettin' ganders on the Rio"
The delta Colorado
Canada, 1924
Fish Lake
Canada, 1925
Red Fox Day
Current river trip
Gila trip
Second Gila trip
1936 Mexico trip
from Shack Journals, 1935-1948
[4] Selected letters Additional Information at Google Books