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The Case for Grassroots Collaboration

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

The nation’s approach to managing environmental policy and protecting natural resources has shifted from the national government’s top down, command and control, regulatory approach, used almost exclusively...


Wetlands in a Dry Land

by Emily O'Gorman & Paul S. Sutter

In the name of agriculture, urban growth, and disease control, humans have drained, filled, or otherwise destroyed nearly 87 percent of the world’s wetlands over the past three centuries. Unintended consequences...


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...


Wetlands and Western Cultures

by Rod Giblett

In Wetlands and Western Cultures: Denigration to Conservation, Rod Giblett examines the portrayal of wetlands in Western culture and argues for their conservation. Giblett’s analysis of the wetland motif in...


Black Swan Song

by Rod Giblett

Combining memoir and studies in the Environmental Humanities, Black Swan Song weaves together an autobiographically-based account of the unique life and work of Rod Giblett. For over 25 years he was a leading...


Canoeing in the Wilderness

by Henry David Thoreau

Essayist, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau (1817?62) ranks among America's foremost nature writers. The Concord, Massachusetts, native spent most of his life observing the natural world of New England....


Invaders of the Great Lakes

by Karen R. Hollingsworth

Aquatic invasive species have invaded the Great Lakes.

Now, they are poised to invade thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams. We must stop the invasion! This handy, full-color guide by Wildlife Forever spotlights...


Invaders of the Great Lakes

by Karen R. Hollingsworth

Aquatic invasive species have invaded the Great Lakes.

Now, they are poised to invade thousands of lakes, rivers, and streams. We must stop the invasion! This handy, full-color guide by Wildlife Forever spotlights...


Bringing Back the Beaver

by Derek Gow & Isabella Tree

“Derek Gow might be the most colorful character in all of Beaverdom.”—Ben Goldfarb, author of Eager

“A treasure.”—Booklist

Bringing Back the Beaver is farmer-turned-ecologist Derek Gow’s inspirational...


Life of Inland Waters

by James G. Needham

This work is a textbook of fresh-water life dealing with its forms, its conditions, its fitnesses, its associations, and its economic aspects. The ecologic side of fresh-water biology is emphasized. Due consideration...


Eager

by Ben Goldfarb

WINNER of the 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Washington Post “50 Notable Works of Nonfiction”

Science News “Favorite Science Books of 2018”

Booklist “Top Ten Science/Technology Book...


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....


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...


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...


The Permaculture Earthworks Handbook

by Douglas Barnes

Maximize your water harvesting potential with efficient, cost-effective earthworks

In the face of drought and desertification, well-designed, water harvesting earthworks such as swales, ponds, and dams are...


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 lives...


Building Natural Ponds

by Robert Pavlis

Build a natural pond for wildlife, beauty, and quiet contemplation

Typical backyard ponds are a complicated mess of pipes, pumps, filters, and nasty chemicals designed to adjust pH and keep algae at bay. Hardly...


Lake Nipigon

by Nancy Scott

2017 Gertrude H. Dyke Award — Nominated

The history of Lake Nipigon, where the Great Lakes begin.

The name Nipigon is evocative of storied brook trout, cold clear waters, elusive woodland caribou, sweeping vistas,...


Florida's Wetlands

by Ellie Whitney, D Bruce Means & Anne Rudloe

Taken from the earlier book Priceless Florida (and modified for a stand-alone book), this volume discusses Florida's wetlands, including interior wetlands, seepage wetlands, marshes, flowing-water swamps, beaches...


Walden (Diversion Classics)

by Henry David Thoreau

Featuring an appendix of discussion questions, the Diversion Classics edition is ideal for use in book groups and classrooms.

In 1845, Henry David Thoreau retreated from society in favor of a life among nature....