By Richard L. Knight, Susanne Riedel

In Aldo Leopold and an Ecological sense of right and wrong ecologists, flora and fauna biologists, and different expert conservationists discover the ecological legacy of Aldo Leopold and his A Sand County Almanac and his contributions to the environmental circulate, the philosophy of technological know-how, and average source administration. Twelve own essays describe the large impression he has had on every one writer, from influencing the day-by-day operations of the U.S. Fish and flora and fauna provider and the production of a land-use ethics consultant for wooded area provider group of workers, to a lot wanted proposal for carrying on with on in contemporary huge, complicated and sometimes complex global of technological know-how. this is Aldo Leopold as a mentor, buddy, and better half and an confirmation of his wish that technological know-how will remain practiced within the explanation for conservation.

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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. In Cultures of habitat: on nature, culture, and story, 4 3 — 5 6 . : Counterpoint Press.

The history of American conservation contains its own range of classics: Thoreau's Walden, Marsh's Man and Nature, Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra, Stegner's Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, Carson's Silent Spring, Abbey's Desert Solitaire, and Berry's The Unsettling of America, to name just a few of the high peaks. But conservation's literary landscape is rich in its variety and abundance, and it holds many less prominent but no less durable expressions. We return to their pages again and again, and we always find in them something timeless and something new.

1991. The River of the Mother of God and other essays by Aldo Leopold. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Leopold, A. 1930. Report to the American Game Conference on an American game policy. In Transactions of the Seventeenth Annual American Game Conference. New York: American Game Association. Leopold, A. 1931. Report on a game survey of the north central states. : The Democrat Press, for the Sporting Arms and Ammunitions Manufacturers' Institute. Leopold, A. 1933. Game management. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

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