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Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear

Bryce Andrews - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

"Andrews' wonderful Downfrom the Mountain is deeply informed by personal experience and made all the stronger by his compassion and measured thoughts...Welcome and impressive work." - Barry Lopez The story of a grizzly bear named Millie: her life, death, and cubs,...
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The New Aquarium Handbook: Everything About Setting Up and Taking Care of a Freshwater Aquarium

Ines Scheurmann - Barrons Educational Series Inc; English Language edition
Format: Print book

Excellent resource for the new aquarist or as well as the experienced aquarist. This book will take you step by step through the processes of choosing a tank, choosing the right equipment, choosing fish, invertebrate, and plants, and taking care of your aquarium. It provides clear, simple,...
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The Songs of Trees: Stories from Nature's Great Connectors

David George Haskell - Penguin Books
Format: Paperback

The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Forest Unseen visits with nature's most magnificent networkers - trees "Both a love song to trees, an exploration of their biology, and a wonderfully philosophical analysis of their role they play in human history and in modern...
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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country

Pam Houston - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

"How do we become who we are in the world? We ask the world to teach us."On her 120-acre homestead high in the Colorado Rockies, beloved writer Pam Houston learns what it means to care for a piece of land and the creatures on it. Elk calves and bluebirds mark the changing seasons,...
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The Killer Whale Who Changed the World

Mark Leiren-Young - Greystone Books
Format: Print book

The fascinating and heartbreaking account of the first publicly exhibited captive killer whale - a story that forever changed the way we see orcas and sparked the movement to save themKiller whales had always been seen as bloodthirsty sea monsters. That all changed when a young killer...
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Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside

Nick Offerman - E P Dutton
Format: Paperback

Nick Offerman has always felt a particular affection for the Land of the Freenot just for the people and their purported ideals but to the actual land itself: the bedrock, the topsoil, and everything in between that generates the health of your local watershed. In his new book, Nick takes...
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Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures

Merlin Sheldrake - Random House
Format: Hardcover

A mind-bending journey into the hidden world of fungi that will change your understanding of life on earth "A dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing book . . . I ended it wonderstruck at the fungal world--the secrets of which modern science is only now beginning to fathom." - Robert...
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Life-spans, or, how long things last

Frank Kendig - Holt
Format:  Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

xvi, 265 pages ; 22 cm
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World of Wonders: In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments

Aimee Nezhukumatathil - Milkweed Editions
Format: Hardcover

As a child, Nezhukumatathil called many places home: the grounds of a Kansas mental institution, where her Filipina mother was a doctor; the open skies and tall mountains of Arizona, where she hiked with her Indian father; and the chillier climes of western New York and Ohio. But no matter...
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