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Stories From the Leopold Shack: Sand County Revisited

Estella B. Leopold

Abstract

In 1934, conservationist Aldo Leopold and his wife Estella bought a barn - the remnant of a farm - and surrounding lands in south-central Wisconsin. The entire Leopold clan - five children in all - worked together to put into practice Aldo's "land ethic," which involved ecological restoration and sustainability. In the process, they built more than a pleasant weekend getaway; they established a new way of relating to nature. In 1948, A Sand County Almanac was published, and it has become a beloved and foundational text of the conservation movement. Decades later, Estella B. Leopold, the younge ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190463229
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190463229.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Estella B. Leopold, author