Aldo Leopold and the Emerging Land Ethic Radio Documentary
12 Apr 2013
On Sunday, April 14 at 11AM, KUNM Public Radio is going to broadcast a one-hour documentary radio program
produced by Jack Loeffler entitled "Aldo Leopold and the Emerging Land Ethic".
"Aldo Leopold and the Emerging Land Ethic" is a one-hour program that celebrates the life of the man who wrote ?A Sand County Almanac? in 1949. That book includes his essay, ?The Land Ethic? that is considered the capstone of the reflections of the great mind and spirit of the man who forwarded the realization that conscience and consciousness are far more vital than economics when considering the landscape. Leopold began his career as a forest ranger in the American Southwest, and went on to reconfigure conservationist perspective through the practice of restoration ecology.
The program includes the voices Leopold?s daughters Nina and Estella Leopold, as well as scholars, environmental activists and writers who have been greatly influenced by the man regarded by many as the greatest conservationist of the 20th Century. Be sure to tune in!