In A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold set forth his most enduring idea: the “land ethic,” a moral responsibility of humans to care for people and the land, and strengthen the connections between them. He recognized that his dream of a widely accepted and implemented set of values—would have to “evolve…in the minds of a thinking community.”
We are all part of the thinking community that needs to shape an ethic of care for the 21st century and beyond. To do this, we must engage in thoughtful dialogue with each other, and invite a diversity of perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds to the conversation. Through our Leopold Week speaker series to our Land Ethic Leaders program, we strive to establish and grow excellent learning programs that equip our thinking community with the skills and tools to define, discuss, and express their land ethic.
The work behind these programs is driven by the support of people like YOU who believe in Leopold’s land ethic and are committed to building an ethic of care in their own communities. We invite you to take part in that legacy and support these important conversations for a better today and a more inclusive future.
Demonstrate your commitment to building an ethic of care today by making an investment in our mission. Together, we can build a stronger, more caring community.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Farnum, development director, at [email protected] or 608.355.0279 ext. 26.
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