Commemoration of Aldo Leopold

March 5, 2010


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It was ten years ago that the citizens of Lodi gathered to read conservationist Aldo Leopold’s most famous work, “Sand County Almanac” out loud, from cover to cover. Today, communities all over the country celebrate Aldo Leopold Weekend. UW Arboretum naturalist Kathy Miner organizes Madison’s annual marathon Leopold reading and says the roots of the national event go all the way back to that first small town gathering.


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