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  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creekby Annie Dillard

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Blue Ridge valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "mystery, death, beauty, violence." more...

  • Handbook of Animal Radio-Trackingby L. David Mech

    University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 36.00

    A practical manual which explains the use of radio-tracking in ecological and biological research. more...

  • Wilderness Withinby David Backes

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 60.00

    Sigurd Olson (1899?1982) was acknowledged during his lifetime as a leader of the American environmental movement, an emblematic figure for a generation of activists. A Wilderness Within is the award-winning biography of this writer, teacher, and activist who was a harbinger of the raising of America?s ecological consciousness. more...

  • Coastal Marshesby Robert H. Chabreck

    University of Minnesota Press 1984; US$ 48.00

    This book describes coastal marshes in terms of form, function, ecology, wildlife value, and management. Chabreck?s emphasis is on the marshes of the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico but he also examines marshes on the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Plant and animal communities are each given a chapter, and the book concludes with considerations... more...

  • Meaning Of Wildernessby Sigurd F. Olson

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; Not Available

    Sigurd F. Olson (1899-1982) was one of the greatest environmentalists of the twentieth century. A conservation activist and popular writer, Olson introduced a generation of readers to the importance of wilderness. He served as president of the Wilderness Society and the National Parks Association and as a consultant to the federal government on wilderness... more...

  • Open Horizonsby Sigurd F. Olson; Leslie Kouba

    University of Minnesota Press 1998; US$ 48.00

    Illustrated by Leslie KoubaSigurd Olson?s love affair with the wilderness began in a stream near his house in Wisconsin?he caught his first trout there with a tamarack wand, black thread, and a grasshopper as bait. Open Horizons is his autobiography, and in it he recounts a life lived on and for the land, from the wonder of boyhood fishing expeditions... more...

  • Eastern Deciduous Forestby Richard H. Yahner

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 67.50

    ?A readable introduction to ecology and wildlife conservation in the eastern deciduous forest.??The Prairie NaturalistThis new edition includes the most up-to-date information on the forest and its wildlife, with special attention given to contemporary conservation issues. The result is a timely and useful tool for anyone who wants to know or hopes... more...

  • Lob Trees In The Wildernessby Clifford Ahlgren

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 51.00

    Along the Minnesota-Ontario border, in the days of voyageurs, tall trees were used as guideposts in the uncharted wilderness to help fur traders and explorers find their way through the maze of lakes and portages. Branches were cut, leaving the middle of the trees bare with branches above and below. Clifford and Isabel Ahlgren, two of the most knowledgeable... more...

  • Sharing the Wonder of Birds with Kidsby Laura Erickson; Kathryn Marsaa

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 51.00

    On the wings of Laura Erickson?s award-winning book For the Birds comes Sharing the Wonder of Birds with Kids. Easy and fun to use, Sharing the Wonder is a delightful book that helps caring adults introduce kids to the fascinating world of birds. Chock-full of creative activities, this hands-on guide goes way beyond teaching bird identification. In... more...

  • Volcano Deformationby Daniel Dzurisin

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 251.73

    Volcanoes and eruptions are dramatic surface man­ telemetry and processing, and volcano-deformation ifestations of dynamic processes within the Earth, source models over the past three decades. There has mostly but not exclusively localized along the been a virtual explosion of volcano-geodesy studies boundaries of Earth's relentlessly shifting tectonic... more...