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March 28, 2020 50 min
  • Host Keith Crowley interviews Aldo Leopold scholar and biographer, Dr. Curt Meine from the Aldo Leopold Foundation.
  • We talk about the legendary conservationist's roots in hunting, Leopold's historic book, A Sand County Almanac, and how he changed the world of wildlife management. 
  • We also talk about Leopold's love of bow-hunting with traditional, hand-made bows and arrows. 
  • We put to rest the famously misattributed "quote" about ethics in hunting.
  • Related topics:

  • Aldo Leopold: His Life and Work by Dr. Curt Meine
  • A Sand County Almanac (2020 Edition!) by Aldo Leopold
  • Game Management by Aldo Leopold
  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  • Aldo Leopold Foundation 
  • Gordon MacQuarrie: The Story of an Old Duck Hunter by Keith Crowley
  • Theme Music: Grip of the Black Gold
    Songwriter: Steve Blexrud
    Performed by Steve Blexrud and Thunderheads

    Books by Keith Crowley

  • Pheasant Dogs: Stories from the Field - Hunters, Trainers & Trialers
  • Gordon MacQuarrie: The Story of an Old Duck Hunter
  • Wildlife in the Badlands 
  • Keith Crowley's published wildlife and sporting photography can be found at

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