Welcome to the Weekly Landscape where we’ll post a bit of history Bygone Days, celebrate current writing with the potential to save the Earth, Writing Nowadays, and a look into the future with some Scenic Outlook pieces. Enjoy!
Noted conservation biologist and longtime UW-Madison professor Stanley Temple reminds us that Aldo Leopold’s writings hold the answers to our rising threats to biodiversity:
We love this article from Atlas Obscura that features early National Park maps and illustrations:
Questions about writing about Nature? Start here. This is a beautiful comprehensive guide to outdoor books that have shaped the last decade – from Outside Magazine:
Writing about Nature isn’t always only nonfiction and memoir based. Here are 10 books of eco-fiction:
Read in-between the lines here to begin to understand how a futurist sees the world: