Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time
Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time Previous Broadcasts
KQED World: Sat, Apr 13, 2013 -- 4:00 PM
This 2012 Emmy-Award winner is the first HD documentary made about the famed father of conservationism, Aldo Leopold. Emmy-Award winning narrator Peter Coyote lends his talent as the voice of Aldo Leopold, and the film's on-screen guide is Curt Meine, Leopold's biographer. It explores Aldo Leopold's life in the early part of the twentieth century and the many ways his land ethic idea continues to be applied all over the world today. It also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Weeks Act, the law that lead to the creation of many of our eastern national forests, and sparked the long-term effort to replant and restore forests that still continues today.