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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...


Nature's Year in the Kawarthas: A Guide to the Unfolding Seasons

by Drew Monkman & Kimberly Caldwell

An almanac of key events occurring in the natural world over the course of a year in the Kawartha Lakes district and in cottage country in general.


Pond Life

by George K. Reid, Sally D. Kaicher & Tom Dolan

This eBook is best viewed on a color device.

This guide describes and illustrates, in full color, the plants and animals that live in or near ponds, lakes, streams, and wetlands. It includes surface-dwelling...


Pinhook: Finding Wholeness in a Fragmented Land

by Janisse Ray

Janisse Ray, award-winning author of Ecology of a Cracker Childhood and Wild Card Quilt, writes an evocative paean to wildness and wilderness restoration with an extraordinary journey into southern Georgia's...


The Case for Grassroots Collaboration: Social Capital and Ecosystem Restoration at the Local Level

by John Charles Morris, William Allen Gibson, William Marshall Leavitt & Shana Campbell Jones

This book addresses the activities of three grassroots environmental collaborations in the Chesapeake Bay region. Citizen-based collaboration can be effective in ecosystem restoration when applied at the proper...


Lake Powell Tales

by Tiffany Mapel

Lake Powell Tales-an engaging and entertaining collection of personal stories that span the decades about exploring and enjoying America's most scenic lake, in the heart of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area....


Twelve Months at Merritt Lake

by Thomas Edward Trimbath

Twelve months of visits to a mountain lake tells more than twelve tales. The solitude found during a Wednesday in the winter is completely different from the chaos found on a Saturday in the summer. The seasons...


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...


Freshwater and Marine Biomes: Knowing the Difference - Science Book for Kids 9-12 | Children's Science & Nature Books

by Baby Professor

Lakes and seas are both bodies of water but they are homes to different kinds of life forms. The plants and animals that thrive in a freshwater biome are different from those in the marine biome. Learn the difference...


Field Guide to the Fishes of the Amazon, Orinoco, and Guianas

by Peter van der Sleen & James S. Albert

The Amazon and Orinoco basins in northern South America are home to the highest concentration of freshwater fish species on earth, with more than 3,000 species allotted to 564 genera. Amazonian fishes include...


The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

by Douglas Barnes

The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook covers the functions and appropriate siting, design, and construction of nine types of earthworks, including swales, dams, ponds, and hügelkultur beds, to maximize water...


Bog Tender

by George Szanto

A tribute to nature’s influence on the creative process, Bog Tender is a stunning memoir that explores nature and the act of writing, and where the two intersect. Accomplished fiction author George Szanto...


Building Natural Ponds

by Robert Pavlis

Building Natural Ponds is the first book to walk through the steps required to design and build a natural pond without the need of pumps, filters, and nasty chemicals. Coverage includes pond ecosystems and natural...


An Enduring Wilderness

by Robert Burley

Featuring tributes from award-winning writers

In a city sometimes referred to as “The Big Smoke,” Toronto’s extensive network of sunken rivers, forested vales, and expansive shoreline has been too often...


Wildlife in Lakes & Ponds for Kids (Aquatic & Marine Life) | 2nd Grade Science Edition Vol 5

by Baby Professor

You see frogs, I see toads. You see fish, I see ducks. These are the many wildlife that you can see living together in ponds and lakes. Would you like to take a dive with me and explore further their natural...


Watercycle (Streams, Rivers, Lakes and Oceans): 2nd Grade Science Workbook | Children's Earth Sciences Books Edition

by Baby Professor

Where do waters in streams and rivers go? Where do oceans lead to? These are important questions that need good answers. Luckily, there are resources – like this book – that have been designed especially...


The Great Lakes

by Wayne Grady & Emily Damstra

The Great Lakes have been central to the development of eastern North America. In this “beautifully designed, comprehensive gem of a guide to the ecosystem at the heart of Canada” (The Tyee), award-winning...


Lake Nipigon: Where the Great Lakes Begin

by Nancy Scott

The natural history of Lake Nipigon, the primary watershed feeding the Great Lakes, is explored, as well as the evolving human history of the area , from its aboriginal prehistory, through first European contact,...


From Burleigh to Boschink: A Community Called Stony Lake

by Christie Bentham & Katharine Hooke

From Burleigh to Boschink: A Community Called Stony Lake covers over a hundred years of human history, encompassing the Aboriginal Peoples, their presence and influence, early settlement and cottaging activity...


The Greatest Lake: Stories from Lake Superior's North Shore

by Conor Mihell

By exploring the connection between people and place on the rugged coastline of Lake Superior, the world's largest freshwater lake, Conor Mihell weaves first-hand experiences as an outdoor adventurer with compelling...