(Outdoor Essays & Reflections)
The environmental classic that redefined the way we think about the natural world—an urgent call for preservation that’s timelier than ever. “We can place this book on the shelf that holds the writings of Thoreau and John Muir.”—San Francisco Chronicle
These astonishing portraits of the natural world explore the breathtaking diversity of the unspoiled American landscape—the mountains and the prairies, the deserts and the coastlines. Conjuring up one extraordinary vision after another, Aldo Leopold takes readers with him on the road and through the seasons on a fantastic tour of our priceless natural resources, explaining the destructive effects humankind has had on the land and issuing a bold challenge to protect the world we love.
"A profoundly affecting work. I first read this in a college ecology class and it's a book I return to again and again for mental and spiritual grounding. Simple, beautiful, important and imperative." Teri Henry