A Sand County Almanac


Aldo Leopold

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A bog is a type of wetland. A peat bog specifically is a wetland that contains layers of decomposed plant matter, or peat. They are notable for their biodiversity.
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Part II: Wisconsin
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Since the ice age, Leopold says, cranes have arrived on the Wisconsin peat bogs . The bogs themselves contain layers of history, of moss, trees, and the bodies of... (full context)