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Rockhounding Utah: A Guide To The State's Best Rockhounding Sites (Rockhounding Series)
By Globe Pequot Press
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mpn: 1-56044-446-0, ean: 9780762782161, isbn: 0762782161,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
This completely updated and revised, full-color edition of Rockhounding Utah reveals the grandeur of the state's exposed formations, its canyon walls etched with fossils, and the spires and arches of the Needles District in Canyonlands National Park. Each description of the 86 state's sites includes concise information on the material to be found there, the tools to bring, the best season to visit, the vehicle to drive, or when a remote find suggests it's time to lace up the hiking boots.

Creative Haven Deluxe Edition Four Seasons Coloring Book (Adult Coloring)
By Dover
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mpn: DOV-09463, ean: 9780486809465, isbn: 0486809463,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Sixty-three imaginative illustrations lead colorists on a magical journey through the four seasons. Striking and complex scenes include snow-covered mountains, gardens blossoming in spring rains, sunny summer vistas, and glorious autumn landscapes of falling leaves. Illustrations are printed on one side of the perforated pages for easy removal and display. Specially designed for experienced colorists, Four Seasons and other Creative Haven® adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of

Zen on the Trail: Hiking as Pilgrimage
By Wisdom Publications
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ean: 9781614294443, isbn: 1614294445,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Discover how hiking can be a kind of spiritual pilgrimage—calming our minds, enhancing our sense of wonder, and deepening our connection to nature.Evoking the writings of Gary Snyder, Bill Bryson, and Cheryl Strayed, Zen on the Trail explores the broad question of how to be outside in a meditative way. By directing our attention to how we hike as opposed to where we’re headed, Ives invites us to shift from ego-driven doing to spirit-filled being, and to explore the

Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195305104, isbn: 0195305108,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum bring together an all-star cast of contributors to explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it. Addressing ethical questions about ownership, protection against unjustified suffering, and the ability of animals to make their own choices free from human control, the authors offer numerous different perspectives on animal rights and animal welfare. They show that whatever one's ultimate conclusions,

Using Smart Growth Techniques as Stormwater Best Management Practices
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781514253311, isbn: 1514253313,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Communities around the country are adopting smart growth strategies to reach environmental, community, and economic goals. The environmental goals include water benefits that accrue when development strategies use compact development forms, a mix of uses, better use of existing infrastructure, and preservation of critical environmental areas. While the water quality and stormwater benefits of smart growth are widely acknowledged, there has been little explicit regulatory recognition of these

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything
By Black Dog & Leventhal
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mpn: 48807423, ean: 9780316480581, isbn: 0316480584,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
In this paperback edition of the beloved second book in Theodore Gray's bestselling (1.5 million copies) Elements trilogy, Gray demonstrates how the elements of the periodic table combine into the molecules that form the things that make up our world.Molecules is the second book in the million-copy bestselling Elements trilogy. In Molecules, Theodore Gray takes the next step in the story that began with the periodic table in his best-selling book, The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every

Wild in the City: Exploring the Intertwine: The Portland-Vancouver Region's Network of Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas
By Oregon State University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, colour illu, ean: 9780870716126, isbn: 0870716123,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wild in the City brings over 100 of the best parks, trails and natural areas to your fingertips. This comprehensive ''must-have'' reference will be the go-to field guide for hikers, cyclists, paddlers, bird watchers, and nature enthusiasts. This revised and updated edition contains all new maps organized according to watershed and includes twenty-eight unique ''rambles'' that explore multiple sites for recreation, wildlife viewing, or simply

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016 (The Best American Series )
By Mariner Books
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ean: 9780544748996, isbn: 0544748999,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
Science writers get into the game with all kinds of noble, high-minded ambitions. We want to educate. To enlighten,” notes guest editor Amy Stewart in her introduction to The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2016. “But at the end of the day, we’re all writers . . . We’re here to play for the folks.” The writers in this anthology brought us the year’s highest notes in the genre. From a Pulitzer Prize–winning essay on the earthquake that could decimate the Pacific Northwest

A Naturalist at Large: The Best Essays of Bernd Heinrich
By Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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ean: 9780544986831, isbn: 0544986830,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 99 reviews
Some of the world’s greatest writings on ravens and other birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more, collected for the first time in book form showing why Bernd Heinrich is so beloved for his “passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science” (New York Times) From one of the finest scientist/writers of our time comes an engaging record of a life spent in close observation of the natural world, one that has yielded “marvelous, mind-altering” (Los Angeles Times) insight

Backpacker The National Parks Coast to Coast: 100 Best Hikes
By Falcon Guide
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mpn: 29690300006, ean: 9781493019656, isbn: 1493019651,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Explore the crystal clear waters on the Summit Lakes Trail at Lassen Volcanic National Park, take in the expansive views at Shenandoah National Park’s Old Rag Mountain, or traverse the sandstone cliffs at Angel’s Landing in Zion National Park. Choose your adventure from any of the forty-four national parks profiled throughout the book. This book delivers jaw-dropping photos, detailed hike descriptions and maps, ranger essays, and more, all of which combine to create an intimate look at the

What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City
By One World
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ean: 9780399590832, isbn: 0399590838,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis, told “with the gripping intrigue of a Grisham thriller” (O: The Oprah Magazine)—an inspiring tale of scientific resistance by a relentless physician who stood up to power.Flint was already a troubled city in 2014 when the state of Michigan—in the name of austerity—shifted the source of its water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Soon after, citizens began complaining about the water that flowed from their taps—but officials

My Best Shot: Living the Montana Conservation Ethic
By Riverbend Publishing
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ean: 9781606391051, isbn: 1606391054,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Jim Posewitz has fought for Montana’s wildlife and wild places all his life. During his 32-year career with the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Posewitz created and led the ground-breaking Ecological Services Division that helped protect the Rocky Mountain Front and many other vitally important lands and waters. In one of his major conservation successes, Posewitz joined the growing list of Montanans who, through the years, stepped up on behalf of Montana s free-flowing

What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of Our Underwater Cousins
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ean: 9780374537098, isbn: 0374537097,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
A New York Times Bestseller Do fishes think? Do they really have three-second memories? And can they recognize the humans who peer back at them from above the surface of the water? In What a Fish Knows, the myth-busting ethologist Jonathan Balcombe addresses these questions and more, taking us under the sea, through streams and estuaries, and to the other side of the aquarium glass to reveal the surprising capabilities of fishes. Although there are more than thirty thousand species of

National Geographic The Photo Ark: One Man's Quest to Document the World's Animals
By National Geographic
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mpn: 45232464, ean: 9781426217777, isbn: 1426217773,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The lush and unique photography in this book represents National Geographic's Photo Ark, a major initiative and lifelong project by photographer Joel Sartore to make portraits of the world's animals—especially those that are endangered. His powerful message, conveyed with humor, compassion, and art: to know these animals is to save them. Sartore is circling the globe, visiting zoos and wildlife rescue centers to create studio portraits of 12,000 species, with an emphasis on those facing

The Art of Maintaining a Florida Native Landscape
By University Press of Florida
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ean: 9780813061313, isbn: 0813061318,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 139 reviews
“Follow this professional gardening advice to end up with a balanced, attractive, easy-to-maintain Florida native garden. It is a gardening book to cherish.”—Roger L. Hammer, author of Attracting Hummingbirds and Butterflies in Tropical Florida   “Everything you need to know from just getting started to long-term development and maintenance of the native garden of your dreams.”—Troy Springer, owner of Springer Environmental Services, Inc.   “A great resource for learning some of

Chesapeake Requiem: A Year with the Watermen of Vanishing Tangier Island
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062661395, isbn: 0062661396,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
A brilliant, soulful, and timely portrait of a two-hundred-year-old crabbing community in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay as it faces extinction ''BEAUTIFUL, HAUNTING AND TRUE.'' — Hampton Sides •  “GORGEOUS. A TRULY REMARKABLE BOOK.” — Beth Macy • ''GRIPPING. FANTASTIC.'' — Outside • ''CAPTIVATING.'' — Washington Post • ''POWERFUL.'' — Bill McKibben • ''VIVID. HARROWING AND MOVING.'' — Science • ''WONDERFUL, POETIC, STIRRING.'' — Callum Roberts • ''A

War Animals: The Unsung Heroes of World War II
By Regnery History
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ean: 9781621576587, isbn: 1621576582,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 19 reviews
Meet the forgotten members of the Greatest Generation. Today, war is a high-tech affair. The modern soldier relies on advanced weapons and communications technology as his essential support. But in World War II, soldiers relied on an entirely different kind of support—a kind of support soldiers have used since ancient times. Animals.  Dogs, horses, and pigeons became World War II soldiers' best friends in battle, serving to carry weapons, wounded men, and messages through artillery

Mushrooms Demystified
By Ten Speed Press
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mpn: new-20170302-c0072923, ean: 9780898151695, isbn: 0898151694,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
Simply the best and most complete mushroom field guide and reference book, MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED includes descriptions and keys to more than 2,000 species of mushrooms, with more than 950 photographs. Mushroom authority David Arora provides a beginner's checklist of the 70 most distinctive and common mushrooms, plus detailed chapters on terminology, classification, habitats, mushroom cookery, mushroom toxins, and the meanings of scientific mushroom names. Beginning and experienced mushroom

The Best Little Cat House In Maryland: The True and Mostly Accurate Story of How Rude Ranch Animal Rescue Came to Be
By AuthorHouse
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ean: 9781449008833, isbn: 1449008836,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
It was the pathetic mews of a hungry mother cat, scrounging in a dumpster to feed her kittens that first caught Bob and Kathy Rude's attention. They found the hungry cat and several more hungry felines while helping out at the family restaurant one summer. The chance meeting between the hungry strays and two government computer programmers led to the creation of Rude Ranch Animal Rescue, one of the United States' hardest working No-Kill Animal Sanctuaries. Read on to meet these original Rude

Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change
By North Atlantic Books
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ean: 9781623171957, isbn: 1623171954,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
A narrative of Indigenous wisdom that provides a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity Drawing from ancestral knowledge, as well as her experience as an attorney and activist, Sherri Mitchell addresses some of the most crucial issues of our day, such as environmental protection and human rights. Sharing the gifts she has received from elders around the world, Mitchell urges us to decolonize our language and our stories. For those seeking change, this book offers a set

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