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    Raising Up a Fire: Stoked on Conservation?

    Sarah Johnson considers how hype for outdoor adventure can help or harm conservation initiatives by reflecting on Leopold’s wise words.

  • Aldo Leopold recording observations at the Shack, photo of Stan Temple at the Shack

    Free Lecture on Thursday!

    Stan Temple will explore Leopold’s fascination with natural sounds, soundscape ecology, and share his detailed recreation of the dawn chorus of birds Leopold meticulously documented at the Shack.

  • A Summer Prairie Walk

    Take a virtual walk with land stewardship fellow Tanya Iretskaya through the Leopold prairies and discover the colorful summer blooms.


Who was Aldo Leopold?

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What is a Land Ethic?

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Fellows tour prairie in summer bloom.

Building Future Leaders

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Fostering care of the land and community through the legacy of Aldo Leopold

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New Survey Explores Land Ethics & Higher Education

Leopold’s life and legacy defy easy categorization, so it should come as no surprise that his writing and ideas are…

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Fellow, Scott Freeman, Susan Leopod, Konrad Liegel

Leopold & a Firm Handshake Led to a Life of Work in Conservation

“I’m Leopold.” Those words and a firm handshake changed my life. The year was 1978, forty years ago. That year…

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Birding the Land of Leopold

Saturday, September 8 | 8:00 am

Spend a morning exploring the Leopold-Pine Island Important Bird Area (IBA) with bird expert Mike Mossman and IBA Coordinator Carl…

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