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A Durable Scale

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Aldo Leopold was the leading voice in the conservation community until his death in 1948. He first gained prominence in 1920, when he promoted the then-novel idea of protecting the remaining wild ... More


Life in the Enclaves

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The long-term management of parks, wilderness reserves, and other similar natural areas requires a completely different way of thinking, valuing, and acting compared with management in the dominant ... More


Leopold’s Last Talk

Eric T. Freyfogle

in A Good That Transcends: How US Culture Undermines Environmental Reform

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226326085
eISBN:
9780226326252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326252.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Late in his life Aldo Leopold delivered over 100 conservation talks to varied audiences, only a few of which were published. A study of the extensive records of those talks, supplemented by his late ... More


An Ecological Foundation

Eric T. Freyfogle

in Our Oldest Task: Making Sense of Our Place in Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226326399
eISBN:
9780226326429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326429.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter begins the process of distinguishing land use from land abuse and constructing an overall normative frame for understanding nature. It begins by noting how U.S. property law in the ... More


Leopold's Approach

Michael J Lannoo

in Leopold's Shack and Ricketts's Lab: The Emergence of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264786
eISBN:
9780520946064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264786.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

According to Aldo Leopold, there were two things that interested him: the relation of people to each other, and the relation of people to land. In the 1920s and through much of the early 1930s, when ... More


The Working Wilderness

Courtney White

in Wildness: Relations of People and Place

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226444666
eISBN:
9780226444970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226444970.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter argues that the conservation movement needs to reinvent itself from the ground up and that the traditional paradigms of protection, pristineness, and wilderness are increasingly ... More


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