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Governing Transboundary Waters: Canada, the United States, and Indigenous Communities

by Emma S. Norman

Winner of the Political Geography Specialty Group's 2015 Julian Minghi Distinguished Book Award!

With almost the entire world's water basins crossing political borders of some kind, understanding how to cooperate...


The Scars of Project 459: The Environmental Story of the Lake of the Ozarks

by Traci Angel

Advocating for the protection of a much-valued resource


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...


Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management: A Manual for Economic Appraisal

by Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Sally Priest & Dennis Parker

A new 'Multi-Coloured Manual' 

This book is a successor to and replacement for the highly respected manual and handbook on the benefits of flood and coastal risk management, produced by the Flood Hazard Research...


Trolling Big-Water Walleyes: Secrets of the Great Lakes Fishing Guides, Charter Captains, and Walleye Pros

by W.H. Chip Gross

Experts reveal surefire methods for walleye trolling, equipment techniques, tactics, and moreOn big, open water like the Great Lakes, sprawling Western reservoirs, and large North American rivers, trolling puts...


The Complete Guide to Building Backyard Ponds, Fountains, and Waterfalls for Homeowners: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

by Melissa Samaroo

According to HGTV, the popular home and garden cable television station, water features are currently among the hottest landscaping trends in the United States, offering a way to increase a home's resell value...


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...


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 Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape

by Cheri Register

A rural community is changed forever when moneyed interests conspire to transform a treasured wetland.


Beneath The Surface: A Natural History of a Fisherman's Lake

by Bruce M. Carlson & Bruce Granquist

A wonderfully readable mix of natural history, biology, lake dynamics, and fishing tips, this beautiful illustrated volume reveals the fascinating underwater world of a north country lake.


The Death and Life of the Great Lakes

by Dan Egan

A landmark work of science, history and reporting on the past, present and imperiled future of the Great Lakes.

The Great Lakes—Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior—hold 20 percent of the world’s...


The Swimming Holes of Texas

by Julie Wernersbach & Carolyn Tracy

Nothing beats a natural swimming hole for cooling off on a scorching summer day in Texas. Cold, clear spring water, big old shade trees, and a quiet stretch of beach or lawn offer the perfect excuse to pack...


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...


The Essential Thoreau

by Henry David Thoreau

Collected here in this omnibus edition are Henry David Thoreau's most important works including A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; The Selected Essays of Henry David Thoreau, including Civil Disobedience;...


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,...