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Views of the Salish Sea: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Change around the Strait of Georgia

by Howard Macdonald Stewart

Interweaving geography, biology and resource economics with history, this is a deft examination of the Strait of Georgia from the 1850s to the modern era.


Walden

by Henry David Thoreau

An American masterwork in praise of nature, self-reliance, and the simple life "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn...


Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

by Ian Sinclair, Phil Hockey & Warwick Tarboton

This fourth edition of Sasol Birds of Southern Africa has been greatly improved by the addition of group introductions and thoroughly revised text, calendar bars showing species' occurrence and breeding periods,...


A Grain of Sand: Nature's Secret Wonder

by Gary Greenberg & Stacy Keach

"To see a world in a grain of sand, And a heaven in a wild flower. To hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour."

William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence" 1805

Here is the world viewed within...


The Field Guide to Cattle

by Valerie Porter & Lynn Stone

The first full-color, illustrated pocket guide to North American cattle, this handy book profiles more than 60 breeds of beef, dairy, and draft cattle. Whether you are farming 50 head of cattle or raising one...


Animal Tracks: A Falcon Field Guide [tm]

by Todd Telander

Animal Tracks highlights eighty-eight of the most common and sought-after mammal, bird, reptile, and amphibian species in North America. Detailed illustrations and descriptions make it easy to identify animal...


Yellowstone Wildlife: Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

by Paul A. Johnsgard

Yellowstone Wildlife is a natural history of the wildlife species that call Yellowstone National Park and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem their home. Illustrated with stunning images by renowned wildlife photographer...


Snow Leopard: Stories from the Roof of the World

by Don Hunter

Like no other large cat, the snow leopard evokes a sense of myth and mysticism, strength and spirit shrouded in a snowy veil, seldom seen but always present. Giving a voice to the snow leopard, this collection...


Life in the Cold: An Introduction to Winter Ecology

by Peter J. Marchand & Libby Walker

A third edition of a classic work on cold climate ecosystems, updated with a new chapter on mammals and birds.


Field Guide to Insects of South Africa

by Mike Picker & Charles Griffiths

This is the first comprehensive field guide to the insects of South Africa, with descriptions of over 1 200 of the region's insects. The easy-to-read accounts cover identification, biology, distribution and...


Nominigan and Other Smoke Lake Jewels

by Gaye Clemson

ABOUT THE BOOK Located off of Highway 60 at the 14-kilometer signpost Smoke Lake is one of the largest and deepest in Algonquin Park. Measuring about seven kilometres long, with a depth of a little less than...


Fly Fishing Montana: A No Nonsense Guide to Top Waters

by Brian Grossenbacher & Jenny Grossenbacher

From the Beaverhead River to the Yellowstone River, Brian and Jenny Grossenbacher guide you through their beautiful home state. Learn where and how to fish Montana-a fly angler's mecca. You'll gain a quick,...


The Moth Book; A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America

by W. J. Holland

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


Wild Summer and Fall Plant Foods: The Foxfire Americana Library (8)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and surrounding areas during the summer and fall seasons. From berries to herbs perfect for teas and tonics, each entry includes information...


Wild Spring Plant Foods: The Foxfire AMericana Library (7)

by Inc. Foxfire Fund

A handy illustrated guide to the edible plant life available in Appalachia and other temperate areas during the spring. From sassafras to rhubarb, each entry includes instructions on where to find the plant,...


Outdoor Life: Hunting & Gathering Survival Manual: 221 Primitive & Wilderness Survival Skills

by Tim MacWelch & The Editors of Outdoor Life

The modern hunter-gatherer's manual for learning important wilderness skills, surviving tough situations, and getting back to the land. Harvest nature's bounty and turn it into a gourmet meal; hunt and fish...


Timber Rattlesnakes in Vermont & New York: Biology, History, and the Fate of an Endangered Species

by Jon Furman

The fascinating, definitive chronicle of the timber rattlesnake and its fate in the northeast


In the Path of an Avalanche: A True Story

by Vivien Bowers

On a clear, cold morning in January 1998, in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, six experienced skiers were buried in a massive avalanche. They didn’t have a chance. A combination of factors...


101 Amazing Facts about Trees

by Jack Goldstein

Did you know that you can use a tree stump as a compass? Do you know what makes Maple trees explode? What do the leaves of an oak tree look like? And where is the tallest tree in the world? The answers to all...


Thriving - LifeStyles with Love!

by Sheba Suphannahong

Thriving - LifeStyles with Love!

A collection of short stories for inspiration.

"Wonderful little Pepper-Uppers."

Each saga is shaped as a photo-essay and most need only a few minutes to read.

A different way to...