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Stories Behind Aldo Leopold’s A Sand Country Almanac
May 17 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Aldo Leopold is best known for his 1949 book, A Sand County Almanac, but the story of how that famous contribution to conservation literature came to be is unknown to most. Few know that the book was rejected by several publishers.
Professor Stan Temple reveals dozens of engaging stories behind Leopold’s essays and explains why the book’s timeless yet timely message still resonates 70 years after it was first published. Stan is the Beers-Bascom Professor Emeritus in Conservation in the Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology