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Leopold Family Gathers For Inaugural Lecture

Nina Leopold Bradley will be joined by her three living siblings to celebrate the inaugural lecture of the Aldo Leopold Lecture Series in Natural Resources. The lecture is scheduled for April 21, 3:30 p. m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Wisconsin State Historical Society Auditorium, 816 State Street, Madison. A public reception will follow the lecture.

Nina Leopold Bradley, founder and director of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, will launch the event with her comments on “A Sense of Place.” Bradley”s siblings will then join her to offer their personal perspectives on their father, Aldo Leopold, who is recognized as the preeminent leader in the history of conservation, public land management, and environmental ethics in America. In addition to Bradley, participating siblings include: A. Carl Leopold, plant physiologist at Cornell University; Estella B. Leopold, palynologist at the University of Washington-Seattle; and Luna B. Leopold, geomorphologist at the University of California-Berkeley.

The Aldo Leopold Lecture Series in Natural Resources is co-sponsored by the Department of Wildlife Ecology and the Department of Forest Ecology and Management, in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison. The series was established to bring distinguished scholars, eminent scientists, and resource management leaders to the UW-Madison campus to address current issues and evolving philosophies relative to the sound stewardship of our natural resources.