Aldo Leopold and the Ecological Conscience by Richard L. Knight, Susanne Riedel

By Richard L. Knight, Susanne Riedel

In Aldo Leopold and an Ecological sense of right and wrong ecologists, natural world biologists, and different expert conservationists discover the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his A Sand County Almanac and his contributions to the environmental stream, the philosophy of technological know-how, and traditional source administration. Twelve own essays describe the big effect he has had on each one writer, from influencing the day-by-day operations of the U.S. Fish and flora and fauna provider and the construction of a land-use ethics consultant for woodland provider group of workers, to a lot wanted concept for carrying on with on in ultra-modern huge, complicated and sometimes frustrating international of technological know-how. this is Aldo Leopold as a mentor, pal, and spouse and an confirmation of his wish that technological know-how will stay practiced within the reason behind conservation.

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Meine, C. D. 1987. " In Companion to A Sand County Almanac: interpretive and critical essays, ed. J. B. Callicott, 172 — 185. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Meine, C. D. 1988. Aldo Leopold: his life and work. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Meine, C. D. 1994. The oldest task in human history. In A new century for natural resources management, eds. R. L. Knight and S. F. Bates, 7 — 3 5 . : Island Press. MOVING M O U N T A I N S 31 Nabhan, G. P. 1997. Sierra Madre upshot: ecological and agricultural health.

Nov. 1947 Luna Leopold approaches Oxford University Press about publication of the collection; William Vogt simultaneously approaches William Sloane Associates. 5 Dec. 1947 Leopold revises foreword. 19 Dec. 1947 Leopold sends manuscript to Oxford University Press and to William Sloane Associates. 4 Mar. 1948 Leopold again revises foreword. 14 Apr. 1948 Leopold receives telephone call from Oxford University Press accepting his manuscript for publication; Oxford's acceptance letter is sent the same day.

Forest Service, the Society of American Foresters, the Wilderness Society, and the National Wildlife Federation. Within wildlife management proper, Leopold played a central role in the formative events of the mid to late 1930s: creation of the American Wildlife Institute (later the Wildlife Management Institute) and development of the Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit system in 1935, establishment of the North American Wildlife Conference in 1936, founding of The Wildlife Society and its Journal of Wildlife Management in 1937, and passage and implementation of the Pittman-Robertson Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act of 1937 (Trefethen 1975; Meine 1988).

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