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Aldo Leopold - American Conservationist

January 11th is the birth date of Aldo Leopold, American Conservationist - In 1949 Sand County Almanac: And Sketches Here and There was published. The book helped shape the environmental movement. Although it went largely unnoticed for over 20 years, a paperback edition became a best-seller when it was published in the 1970s. It continues to be one of the world's best-selling natural history books. (from Writer's Almanac). Photo courtesy of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, http://www.aldoleopold.org/AldoLeopold/leopold_bio.shtml