We also look at core issues related to the future of hunting such as hunting ethics, hunter education, the public trust of wildlife, and the North American Model of Wildlife Management.
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Blind Men and the Elephant of Conservation:
From the Aldo Leopold Foundation:
Blind Men and the Elephant of Conservation: Toward Ideological Diversity
As conservationists, we take it for granted that diversity is good. Biological diversity, at least.
We know that diverse, intact ecosystems are adaptable and resilient, benefiting not only us but all members of what Leopold called “the land community.” We take it on faith that all community members should be respected and that they have, as he put it, an inherent “right to continued existence.”