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Badger Talk with Stanley Temple at UW Eau Claire- Barron County

Event Details

Thursday, September 5, 2019
12-1:15 p.m.
UW- Eau Claire- Barron County Library, 1800 College Dr, Rice Lake, WI 53868
For Aldo Leopold part of the enjoyment of being outdoors was experiencing the sounds of nature. His essays in A Sand Count Almanac make frequent reference to how natural sounds provide an important sense of place. But in the lower 48 states today, it is increasingly impossible to escape human-generated noise, even in places designated as wilderness, making it difficult to study or simply enjoy natural soundscapes. Preserving the natural sounds of a place may be just as challenging as conserving