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By Julianne Lutz Warren

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A family icon of the environmental circulate, Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) could be the so much quoted conservationist in historical past. A Sand County Almanac has bought thousands of copies and Leopold's writings are commemorated for his or her perceptions approximately land and the way humans may possibly stay in live performance with the total neighborhood of life.

But who's the fellow at the back of the phrases? How did he arrive at his profound and poetic insights, inspiring generations of environmentalists? development on previous scholarship and a clean research of Leopold's unpublished archival fabrics, Julianne Lutz Newton retraces the highbrow trip generated via such ardour and intelligence.

Aldo Leopold's Odyssey illuminates his lifelong quest for solutions to a basic factor: how can humans stay prosperously at the land and retain it fit, too? Leopold's trip took him from Iowa to Yale to the Southwest to Wisconsin, with attention-grabbing stops alongside tips to probe the reasons of early land cost disasters, give a contribution to the rising technology of ecology, and craft a brand new imaginative and prescient for land use.

More than a biography, this articulate quantity is a consultant to at least one man's highbrow progress, and an inspirational source for a person wondering the relationships among humans and the land.

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