Exceptional poetic prose with keen observations of the natural world 2 from a sand county almanac (1949) aldo leopold february – good oak there are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm one is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the full view of my oak, to build an empire of red barns. This special edition of the highly acclaimed a sand county almanac commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of aldo leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century.
A sand county almanac: and sketches here and there is a 1949 non-fiction book by american ecologist, forester, and environmentalist aldo leopold describing the land around the author's home in sauk county, wisconsin, the collection of essays advocate leopold's idea of a land ethic, or a responsible relationship.
Considered in eric t freyfogle, the land ethic and pilgrim leopold, 61 u colo l rev 217 (1990) aldo leopold, a sand county almanac and sketches here and there (1949) 3 id at 224-25 [vol opher5 in locke's view, the earliest humans owned all land in com- mon and used it as they saw fit6.
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A sand county almanac (and sketches here and there) is a must-read for anyconservationist not only is aldo leopold an astute scientific observer, but he also proves tobe a very gifted writer, (more so than thoreau, as reviewers have noted)dedicated to leopold's wife, estella, the book starts with a.