Leopold Links

Dozens if not hundreds of websites preserve and share the accomplishments of Aldo Leopold. Below you’ll find a few of the more prominent organizations, most of which developed academic and public activities in 2009 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Leopold’s arrival in the Southwest.

Aldo Leopold Foundation. The caretakers of Leopold’s famous Shack north of Madison, Wisconsin, the Aldo Leopold Foundation, founded by Leopold’s family, tells the story of Aldo’s life and work in its new interpretive center, only a mile from the Shack.

Leopold Archives. Most of Aldo Leopold’s vast quantity of letters, notebooks, diaries, articles, and other papers and artifacts are housed at the University of Wisconsin archives. The majority of his collections have been scanned, and at this website you’ll be able to access and read many items online. 

Leopold Centennial Celebration Website. Here you’ll find information about Leopold and the many activities planned in Arizona and New Mexico to celebrate the centennial of his arrival in the region.

Leopold Education Project. Located in Minnesota, this educational program develops curricula, teacher workshops, and other resources based on Leopold’s philosophy.

Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. Aldo Leopold is one of the best-known alums of this famous program, having graduated in 1909 and then heading directly to the Southwest. Yale is also developing centennial activities for 2009.