Aldo Leopold and Goethe

A paperback version from Ballantine Books, 1966. Many of us at the conference carried this edition.                 Aldo Leopold and Goethe The principles Aldo Leopold wrote about in A Sand County Almanac, first published in 1949, are so similar to those principles in Rudolf Steiner’s Biodynamic Agriculture, and further… Read more »

Spring Equinox

Spring Equinox Another image from the Geography of Hope Conference, as invoked in a closing “prayer” by  West Marin resident Diane as she placed us in geographic historical context:   The equinox sunrise is sited in a Serpent Mound alignment. Attunement with astrological events was important to our ancestors. You may have met Norma Churchill at… Read more »

Leopold’s Land Ethic

Estella Leopold, Aldo Leopold’s youngest daughter, and his great grandson Jed Meunier read from the newly published anthology of his work, Leopold.                   Leopold’s Land Ethic Perhaps the most stirring phrase I heard throughout the Geography of Hope Conference this weekend in Point Reyes Station was Aldo… Read more »