Seasonalight – A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and ThereAdmired by an ever-growing number of readers and imitated by hundreds of writers, A Sand County Almanac serves as one of the cornerstones of modern conservation science, policy, and ethics. First published by Oxford University Press in , it has become a conservation classic. While Aldo Leopold was writing in the s, he could not have imagined the far-reaching impact his book would have. It has been translated into 14 languages and more than two million copies have been printed. Long respected in his own fields of forestry and wildlife ecology, Leopold was a prolific writer for scientific journals and conservation magazines.
A Sand County Almanac
A Sand County almanac : and Sketches here and there
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Sand County Almanac, that Leopold is best known by millions of people around the good oak on the andirons, preferably where there is no furnace, and let it.
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It was published in , one hundred years after his birth and hosts a faithful introduction by Robert Finch. It was re-named Sand County Almanac, and the essays were edited by his son, Luna, friends and colleagues. The process must have been, at once, difficult for them yet cathartic. It is a shortish book of thoughtfully communicated knowledge, loaded with ideas and with a spine of steel. As Leopold said:. At the time, of course, there was no single word for it in English. The accompanying drawings by Charles W Schwartz, are perhaps undervalued by reviews in the past, and bring a sense of biophilia 3 firmly into the occasion.