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- Texas A&M University Press 2017; Not Available
A vast swath of prairie situated between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains, the North American Great Plains extend across ten states in the United States and three provinces in Canada. The dominant vegetation is grass?both the native species that have long thrived here and the cultivated crops such as corn, wheat, and sorghum that are the... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2009; US$ 15.00
What would compel a man to place himself in constant danger in order to become a member of a wolf pack? To eat with them, putting his head into a carcass alongside the wolves' gnashing teeth? To play, hunt, and spar with them, suffering bruises and bites? To learn their language so his howl is indistinguishable from theirs? To give up a normal life... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
A selection of savvy observations on urban ecology from one of the Midwest's foremost authorities on the subject, Hunting for Frogs on Elston collects the best of naturalist Jerry Sullivan's weekly Field & Street columns, originally published in the Chicago Reader . Engaging, opinionated, inspiring, and occasionally irreverent, Hunting for... more...
- Dundurn 2011; US$ 9.99
This book is a valuable asset that presents a wealth of information on the birds, mammals, insects, flowers, reptiles, and amphibians of this special area. It describes where to visit to explore the natural wonders of this amazing area and its treasure of wild biodiversity. It is a true laymans guide to nature in the Kawarthas. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 48.95
Environmental Criticism for the Twenty-First Century showcases the recent explosive expansion of environmental criticism, which is actively transforming three areas of broad interest in contemporary literary and cultural studies: history, scale, and science. With contributors engaging texts from the medieval period through the twenty-first century,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 6.79
Award-winning nature writer Jack Turner directs his attention to one of America's greatest natural treasures: the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Comprised of two national parks, three national wildlife refuges, parts of six national forests, and eleven wilderness areas, Greater Yellowstone is a vast array of differing environments and geographies.... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Now back in print, Joseph Wood Krutch?s Burroughs Award?winning The Desert Year is as beautiful as it is philosophically profound. Although Krutch?often called the Cactus Walden?came to the desert relatively late in his life, his curiosity and delight in his surroundings abound throughout The Desert Year, whether he is marveling at the majesty... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2011; US$ 45.00
The Highlands is the first book to examine the natural and cultural landscape of this four-state (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut) region, showing how it?s distinctive and why its conservation is vital. Each chapter is written by a different leading researcher and specialist in that field, and introduces readers to an aspect... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.00
to do with the calling of loons, with northern lights, and the great silences of land lying northwest of Lake Superior. It is concerned with the simple joys, the timelessness and perspective found in a way of life which is close to the past. I have heard the singing in many places, but I seem to hear it best in the wilderness lake country of the Quetico-Superior,... more...