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10 Things Aldo Leopold Used in the Field

...UW professor Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac is one of the most beloved and respected books about the environment ever published. The Leopold Collection — housed within...

Estella Leopold ’48: Carrying on the Leopold Legacy

...Estella Leopold’s passion for nature was spurred by her father, Aldo Leopold, one of the founders of the environmental movement. Photo: Don Burgess “We can learn plenty from...

The Sounds of Aldo

...UW-Madison Archives Ecologists re-create the sound of a morning with Leopold. The world remembers Aldo Leopold as one of history’s great ecologists: a teacher, author, forester, and founder...

Someone to Watch over Earth

...each with a distinct approach to a common cause: protecting the wilderness. John Muir x1864, a reverent appreciator, saw divinity in the forests, rivers, and mountains. Aldo Leopold, a forester,...

The Hunt for Answers

...the trunk of an ash tree, the then 58-year-old scientist seemed about to succeed on the first hunt of his life. Following in the footsteps of Aldo Leopold — a...

Bookshelf: Fall 2013

...Aldo Leopold is among the university’s most cherished citizens, but the late, visionary environmentalist and UW professor is perhaps the most important American thinker many people have never...

For all the right seasons

...ago as a preserve for vanishing landscapes and a place to study how to bring them back. Following famed conservationist Aldo Leopold, the Arboretum’s first research director, generations of UW...

Empty Nests

...all the woods and prairies of Wisconsin.” Aldo Leopold in 1947 In a scene common in the mid-1800s, hunters aim at enormous flocks, bringing down passenger pigeons that they then...

Bookshelf: Winter 2011

...(who is also the art director for On Wisconsin). The story focuses on revered Wisconsin conservationist and UW professor Aldo Leopold and his family’s work to reclaim an abandoned farm...

A Voice in the Wilderness

...read the work of UW professor Aldo Leopold, one of the country’s leading thinkers in wildlife ecology. Schaller still rates Leopold’s Sand County Almanac as “one of the best conservation...

Bookshelf: Winter 2014

...a Land Ethic: A History of Cooperative Conservation on the Leopold Memorial Reserve (University of Wisconsin Press), to the history of the 1,600-acre reserve surrounding the revered naturalist Aldo Leopold’s...

John Curtis

...1940s. UW Archives S04992 Bring up conservation in Wisconsin and you’ll often hear the name John Curtis MS1935, PhD1937 along with such innovators as Aldo Leopold. A professor of botany,...

Wolves at the Door

...that the state’s large deer population has damaged diversity in general, wolves may be a biological boon. Waller notes that this agrees with the writings of Aldo Leopold, founder of...

There’s an Apps for that

...appreciate the value of a life lived close to the earth. Apps counts such great Wisconsin environmental thinkers as Aldo Leopold, John Muir x1863, Sigurd Olson ’20, and Gaylord Nelson...

On, Alumnae: Fran Hamerstrom

...“Fron”) Hamerstrom MS’40 was a pioneering wildlife ecologist. She and her husband, Frederick, came to the UW to study under Aldo Leopold, and Fran became the first woman to earn...

Philip Tedeschi ’84, MS’87: Animal Alliances

...that he leave the vet school to design his own major. Citing Aldo Leopold as a major influence, Tedeschi says he drew from psychology, educational psychology, social work, occupational therapy,...

Bruce Kania ’75: Floating a Sustainable Idea

...is in a very environmentally rich, verdant location … where the woodlands meet the prairie, and folks [such as] Aldo Leopold and others have such a legacy of working around...

Quick Takes: Winter 2013

...to catch the flu. UW Housing The UW’s newest residence hall has been named in honor of Aldo Leopold. The former professor was the author of pioneering works in the...

“Houston, we’ve had a problem.”

...biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. Aldo Leopold (faculty member 1933–48; conservationist and author), A Sand County Almanac (1949) The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of...