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Refuge Notebook: Celebrating 50 years of Wilderness

...influenced by the poets William Blake and Henry Thoreau and inspired by some of nation's most revered conservationists - Aldo Leopold, Olaus and Mardy Murie, and Bob Marshall. His definition of wilderness in the Wilderness Act, is itself poetic...
Refuge Notebook: Defining Wilderness in a climate changing world a game changer. Or is it? I just returned from an engaging 3-day workshop in Missoula that was hosted by the Aldo Leopold Wilderness Institute and the University of Montana's Wilderness Institute. Participants were invited staff from the...
Refuge Notebook - Thanksgiving: Remembering those who trusted, encouraged and inspired us

...thankful for those who inspired me by their writings - "Walden" by Henry David Thoreau, "A Sand County Almanac" by Aldo Leopold, and "Of Men and Marshes" by Paul Errington. And those who inspired me by their efforts, some of whom I was fortunate...
UAF scientists get fellowships

FAIRBANKS (AP) -- Two University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists have been named 2001 Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellows. The fellowships are designed to help scientists become better communicators of scientific information. The...
Looking for more balance: What's missing with abundance-based game management? the sacrifice of diversity is the essence of modern agriculture, but not ecology. The article quotes ecologist Aldo Leopold, calling him one of the founders of modern wildlife management. He was also an early advocate for protecting diversity...
Cleaning up the Samish

...Samish River watershed is far from having good water quality and fish habitat, but there's hope. Conservationist Aldo Leopold once said that the oldest task in human history is to live on a piece of land without spoiling it. The task goes on...
Sterling gets 'Little Library'

...I've seen Yurts, the Taj Mahal, a shark. We're getting unbelievably sophisticated ones now. They're building Aldo Leopold's shack where he wrote the Sand County Almanac. There are several with green roofs and solar energy. There's a...
A global network for understanding natural sounds

...human urbanization and mechanization change it forever. We met in Baraboo to commemorate our undeniable connection to Aldo Leopold's founding ethics on wilderness preservation. Leopold's ethic was founded on our deep connection to the Land...


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