Ein Jahr im Sand County
“Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them. Now we face the question whether a still higher ‘standard of living’ is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free.”
Almost 70 years have passed since Aldo Leopold penned the above words, yet they are just as pertinent today as when he wrote them. The Almanac of this pioneer of ecological thought, is one of the most powerful writings on the consequences of human intervention in the complex interplay of wilderness.