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Conservationist Aldo Leopold Day

Forest History Center
Event organized by Forest History Center

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Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, philosopher, writer, and outdoor enthusiast. Learn more about the man considered by many to be the father of wildlife management and the "land ethic.".

Activities will include readings from Leopold's collection of essays from Leopold's "Sand County Almanac; screenings of "Green Fire," a documentary about his life; Dutch oven cooking; demonstrations on how to build a Leopold bench; and nature walks. Ecologist Harry Hutchins and Phenologist John Latimer will be participating in the event.

Free for members of the Minnesota Historical Society and children 4 and under. Otherwise admission is $10 adults, $8 seniors, and $6 children (5-17)