This book is a compilation of nature-related essays that highlight the author's experiences and observations as a conservationist. The author provides a thoughtful and eloquent reflection on the relationship between land and people, emphasizing the importance of conservation and sustainability. Through his writings, he advocates for a 'land ethic' where humans view themselves as part of the natural community rather than conquerors of it, promoting a harmonious coexistence with nature.
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This book is on the following lists:
- Select 100 (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
- The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)