A Sand County Almanac: With Other Essays on Conservation from Round River

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Ballantine Books, 1970 - Nature - 269 pages
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"We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir." San Francisco Chronicle

These astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape -- the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines. A stunning tribute to our land and a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
 

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

Considered one of the fundamental works in environmental awareness, this book should be read as an alarm - To Those In The 1940s! We have transgressed so many natural laws by now, that the read ... Read full review

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User Review  - thatotter - LibraryThing

Slow, thoughtful book of nature writing, with some wonderfully-detailed observations about the animals and plants Leopold sees on his farm in Wisconsin. The writing is good, but has a bit of an archaic feel. His love for and knowledge of the natural world really shines through. Read full review

Contents

JANUARY
3
MARCH
11
APRIL
21
AUGUST
38
JULY
44
SEPTEMBER
56
NOVEMBER
70
DECEMBER
83
OREGON AND UTAH
164
COUNTRY
177
THE ROUND RIVER
188
NATURAL HISTORY
202
WILDLIFE IN AMERICAN CULTURE
211
THE DEER SWA TH
223
THE LAND ETHIC
237
WILDERNESS
264

WISCONSIN
90
ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO
130
CHIHUAHUA AND SONORA
146
CONSER VA TION ES THE TIC
280
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