William Forbes is an Associate Professor of Geography and Sustainable Community Development at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. His dissertation assessed current conditions in Mexico’s Rio Gavilan watershed, where Aldo Leopold found perfect land health in the 1930s. Formerly a forester with the Siskiyou National Forest in Oregon, he studied environmental philosophy, geography, and environmental science at the University of North Texas. Dr. Forbes has recently co-edited a three-book series on sustainability and the humanities/social sciences.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Revisiting the “River of the Mother of God”: Aldo Leopold’s Symbol of Global Wilderness
From Minding Nature’s August 2009, Volume 2, Number 2 issue.