Aldo Leopold, UW Professor of Wildlife Management, posed with binoculars, about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour of the Wisconsin River farm, a 140-acre weekend retreat for Leopold.
Image ID: 2290
Creation Date: date unknown
Creator Name: Unknown
City: Baraboo, Town of
Collection Name: Hunger, Edwin A. : Photographs and reminiscence, circa 1910-1940 and undated
Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number: PH 3358
Original Dimensions: 4 x 8 inches
Written on the accompanying envelope, "These two pictures show Aldo Leopold in characteristic poses on that 140-acre farm on the Wisconsin River, a weekend retreat for the Professor of Wildlife Management, Wisconsin U. In one he's shown inspecting a young white pine tree, and the other about to embark on an inspection and bird-watching tour. The cane had a pointed end for probing purposes. When purchased it was a very much run-down farm with fertility near exhaustion. Every spring for 18 years planted 2000 trees. Now fast reaching its original forested aspect."
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