Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold was the originator of the concept of wilderness. He is almost solely responsible for the creation of the Gila Wilderness Area, fighting in Washington for its creation, and succeeding in 1924. It was the first such area in the world. At the time he was an assistant district forester in the Albuquerque office. He has since become better known for his book Sand Country Almanac, condensing his lifetime of accumulated experience into an ecological philosophy.

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Aldo Leopold's Southwest, David E. Brown, Neil B. Carmony (Editors), Univ. New Mexico Press.
Aldo Leopold : A Fierce Green Fire, Marybeth Lorbiecki, Oxford Univ. Press.
Aldo Leopold : His Life and Work, Curt Meine, Univ. Wisc. Press.
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There : With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River, Aldo Leopold, Oxford Univ. Press.

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