Sand County Songs

By Tim Southwick Johnson | October 2, 2013


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More than 60 years after its publication, Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac continues to influence conversations about the relationship between people and the land. It also inspired musician Tim Southwick Johnson, who set many of Leopold’s themes and words to music. Today, Johnson shares his discovery of Leopold.

Tim Southwick Johnson

Tim Southwick Johnson

Tim Southwick Johnson is a songwriter who also plays acoustic guitar, mandolin, tenor guitar, ukulele and harmonica. His latest album is called Sand County Songs.

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