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Stories from the Leopold shack : sand county revisited / Estella B. Leopold.

Author/Creator:
Leopold, Estella B., author.
Publication:
New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (344 p.)
Series:
Oxford scholarship online.
Oxford scholarship online
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Subjects:
Restoration ecology -- Wisconsin.
Restoration ecology -- United States.
Nature conservation -- Wisconsin.
Nature conservation -- United States.
Sauk County (Wis.).
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Estella Leopold, the daughter of revered American ecologist, conservationist and writer Aldo Leopold, whose 'A Sand County Almanac' is an enduring American classic, takes us inside the place where 'land ethic' theory started.
Contents:
Cover; Stories from the Leopold Shack: Sand County Revisited; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; EPIGRAPH; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ; Chapter One: The Shack Enterprise ; Rebuilding ; The Inaugural Visit ; We Meet the Neighbors ; The Shack: Look, Mother, Someone Lives There! ; Planting Pines ; The Music of Our Days and Nights ; Our Second Fireplace, a Remodel (1936) ; The Flying Visitor ; Woopsie! ; Chapter Two: Winter ; Cutting Wood, Banding Birds ; Our Shack Is Vandalized ; The Slough and the River ; Games in Winter ; Cutting the Good Oak ; Chapter Three: Spring ; Planting Again
Poco and Pedro Sky Dance ; Warbler Watching ; Meat Rock and Calling to the Owls ; Goose Music ; What Species Do the Deer Prefer? ; Road Kill for Supper ; Chapter Four: Summer ; The Rhythms of Summer ; Tree House ; Leopold Benches ; Our Beach ; On the Shores of Lake Chapman ; What We Found in the Sand Blow ; Later Years: Building Trails ; Chapter Five: Fall ; Bounty from Our Shack Garden and Orchard ; Carl's Hawks ; Hunting Traditions ; Early Deer Hunting Near the Shack Property ; Dad and Gus ; Chapter Six: The Evolving Archery Endeavors ; Artisan and Archery ; Roving and Archery Practice
Mother's Tournament Successes Lady Diana ; Hunting at the Shack and Beyond ; Chapter Seven: The Shack Landscape and Its Restoration: ; The Lay of the Land ; Glacial Carvings: The Johnstown Moraine and the Green Bay Lobe ; Early Forests ; Vegetation Phases ; Early and Historical Records ; What We Did on the Land: Restoration Efforts ; The Shack Yard-and the Plants We Love ; The Old Cornfield, and Finding the Natives ; Maples Soft and Hard ; Our Vegetable Garden and the Original Orchard ; Moist Prairie South of the River Road ; The Sand Blow ; Tamaracks ; "Pines Planted. Do Not Molest"
The Neighbor's Fire, April 21, 1948 We Plant an Oak ; Chapter Eight: The Continuing Process of Restoration,1948:-Present; The Aldo Leopold Memorial Reserve ; The Bradley Study Center and a Prairie Experiment ; The Leopold Fellows Program ; The Significance of Prairie Building ; The Aldo Leopold Foundation ; Charlie Bradley's Woods and Prairie ; Restored Vegetation Areas ; Oak Forests and Resilient Prairie Plants ; Of Sandhill Cranes and Ducks ; Nina's Phenology ; Other Restoration Projects ; Driftless Area Landowners ; Chapter Nine: The Shack Idea ; The Results: A Mosaic
Starker's Place at Sage Hen Field Station, California Luna's Place on the New Fork, Wyoming ; Nina and Charlie's Place near the Wisconsin Shack ; Carl and Lynn's Shack in Costa Rica ; My Shack West in Colorado ; Chapter Ten: Epilogue Family and Familiarity; Appendices: Three Pet Stories; Sammy the Crow ; Pedro Visits a Tenth-Grade French Class ; Fluminea, the Manitoba Crow ; Where Did They Come From? ; Aldo Leopold's Family ; Estella Bergere's Family ; NOTES AND SOURCES ; Preface ; Chapter One ; Chapter Two ; Chapter Three ; Chapter Four ; Chapter Five ; Chapter Six ; Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2016.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-19-755961-1
0-19-046324-4
0-19-046323-6
OCLC:
953456228