Ames Reads Leopold

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Join your friends and neighbors at this year’s "Ames Reads Leopold" event and hear the thought-provoking words of Iowa’s own Aldo Leopold, widely acknowledged as the father of wildlife conservation and a strong advocate for a "Land Ethic” in America. Although Leopold's A Sand County Almanac was first published in 1949, his words continue to be as poignant today as then.

Neil Hamilton, Former Director of the Drake Agricultural Law Center and Professor Emeritus of Law, will be a featured speaker. Additional speakers/readers will include local high school and Iowa State University students as well as community members. 


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Presented in partnership with Ames Public Library, Creative Writing & Environment at ISU, ISU Bioethics Program, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Office of Sustainability/Live Green! Initiative, Outdoor Alliance of Story County, Story County Conservation, and The Sustainable Agriculture Student Association (SASA) ISU.

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