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GLACIER BAY

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIERRA CLUB BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM433663

ISBN: 11-99-17549-8

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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GRAND CANYON OF THE LIVING COLORADO

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SIERRA CLUB BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM433664

ISBN: 11-99-17550-1

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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TROPICAL NATURE

By: ADRIAN FORSYTH

Price: $6.50

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM213903

ISBN: 0684187108

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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AT THE WATER'S EDGE

By: ALAN M. CVANCARA

Price: $6.00

Publisher: WILEY JOHN & SONS INC.(TRADE:

Seller ID: IM167968

ISBN: 0471620866

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Explores the basics of freshwater ecology--the workings of lakes, ponds and streams--as learned while traveling by canoe or kayak, or while hiking or snorkeling. Answers questions such as, Of what good are mosquitoes?'' and Of what harm is acid rain to lakes and streams?'' Includes more than 100 illustrations of aquatic life and associated environments. One chapter covers a hypothetical three-day solo journey. A list of select national wildlife refuges featuring freshwat... View more info

NO ROOM IN THE ARK

By: ALAN MOORHEAD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER & BROTHERS:

Seller ID: IM433755

ISBN: 11-99-17644-3

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WATER AND SKY : REFLECTIONS OF A NORTHER

By: ALAN S. KESSELHEIM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: FULCRUM PUBLISHING*@:

Seller ID: IM356331

ISBN: 1555910467

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


This narrative goes beyond a mere chronicling of miles traveled, of deep-winter hardships, of whitewater challenges and wildlife confrontations. Paralleling the day-by-day account of their wilderness odyssey is the theme of introspective journeying and self-discovery. View more info

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SAND COUNTY ALMANAC AND SKETCHES HERE

By: ALDO LEOPOLD

Price: $15.15

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM53804

ISBN: 019505928X

Condition: NEW


This special edition of the highly acclaimed A Sand County Almanac commemorates the one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationists of our century. First published in 1949 and praised in The New York Times Book Review as "full of beauty and vigor and bite," A Sand County Almanac combines some of the finest nature writing since Thoreau with an outspoken and highly ethical regard for America's relationship to the land. The v... View more info

VANISHED WORLD

By: ANNE GERTRU SNELLER

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: IM458946

ISBN: 11-99-43637-2

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


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TEACHING A STONE TO TALK : EXPEDITIONS A

By: ANNIE DILLARD

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM485597

ISBN: 0060915412

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings. View more info

ATLANTIC SALMON A VANISHING SPECIES

By: ANTHONY NETBOY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM423510

ISBN: 11-99-07172-2

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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DESERT NOTES

By: BARRY LOPEZ

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: IM457475

ISBN: 11-99-42141-3

Condition: FAIR UNDERLINING


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ARCTIC DREAMS: Imagination and Desire in a Norther

By: BARRY LOPEZ

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BANTAM DOUBLEDAY DELL:

Seller ID: IM186240

ISBN: 0553346644

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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AMONG THE BEARS : RAISING ORPHAN CUBS IN

By: BENJAMIN KILHAM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM269349

ISBN: 0805069194

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A first-person account of wild bear behavior that is both a thrilling animal story and a groundbreaking work of science. In the spring of 1993, Ben Kilham, a naturalist who lives in the woodlands of New Hampshire, began raising a pair of orphaned wild black bears. The experience changed his life. While spending thousands of hours with the cubs, Kilham discovered unknown facets of bear behavior that have radically revised our understanding of animal behavior. Now ... View more info

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WINTER WORLD : THE INGENUITY OF ANIMAL S

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $9.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM4892

ISBN: 0060197447

Condition: EX LIBRARY GOOD


From flying hot-blooded squirrels and diminutive kinglets to sleeping black bears and torpid turtles to frozen insects and frogs, the animal kingdom relies on staggering evolutionary innovations to survive winter. Unlike their human counterparts, who alter the environment to accommodate physicallimitations, most animals are adapted to an amazing range of conditions. In Winter World: The Ingenuity of Animal Survival, biologist, illustrator, and award-winning author Ber... View more info

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SUMMER WORLD : A SEASON OF BOUNTY

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $14.24

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM10037

ISBN: 0060742186

Condition: NEW


How can cicadas survive--and thrive--at temperatures pushing 115F? Do hummingbirds know what they're up against before they migrate over the Gulf of Mexico? Why do some trees stop growing taller even when three months of warm weather remain? With awe and unmatched expertise, Bernd Heinrich's Summer World never stops exploring the beautifully complex interactions of animals and plants with nature, giving extraordinary depth to the relationships between habitat and the ... View more info

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MIND OF THE RAVEN : INVESTIGATIONS AND A

By: BERND HEINRICH

Price: $6.50

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM17814

ISBN: 0061136050

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Heinrich involves us in his quest to get inside the mind of the raven. But as animals can only be spied on by getting quite close, Heinrich adopts ravens, thereby becoming a "raven father," as well as observing them in their natural habitat. He studies their daily routines, and in the process, paints a vivid picture of the ravens' world. At the heart of this book are Heinrich's love and respect for these complex and engaging creatures, and through his keen observation... View more info

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GREAT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA

By: BERNIE KRAUSE

Price: $15.19

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN AND COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM82617

ISBN: 031608686X

Condition: NEW


Musician and naturalist Bernie Krause is one of the world's leading experts in natural sound, and he's spent his life discovering and recording nature's rich chorus. Searching far beyond our modern world's honking horns and buzzing machinery, he has sought out the truly wild places that remain, where natural soundscapes exist virtually unchanged from when the earliest humans first inhabited the earth. Krause shares fascinating insight into how deeply animals rely on ... View more info

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EGG AND I

By: BETTY MACDONALD

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM14031

ISBN: 0060914289

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


When Betty MacDonald married a marine and moved to a small chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, she was largely unprepared for the rigors of life in the wild. With no running water, no electricity, a house in need of constant repair, and days that ran from four in the morning to nine at night, the MacDonalds had barely a moment to put their feet up and relax. And then came the children. Yet through every trial and pitfall--through chaos and catas... View more info

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ENSLAVED BY DUCKS : HOW ONE MAN WENT FRO

By: BOB TARTE

Price: $6.50

Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM512161

ISBN: 1565124502

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


The book that "Entertainment Weekly" called "hilarious," "Publishers Weekly" declared "a true pleasure," "Booklist" called "heartwarming," and the "Dallas Morning News" praised as "rich and funny" is now available in paperback. When Bob Tarte bought a house in rural Michigan, he was counting on a tranquil haven. Then Bob married Linda. She wanted a rabbit, which seemed innocuous enough until the bunny chewed through their electrical wiring. And that was just the begi... View more info

LIVING WATER: TRUE STORIES OF NATURE AND

By: BRENDA PETERSON

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM155383

ISBN: 0449909190

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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HORN OF DARKNESS : RHINOS ON THE EDGE

By: CAROL CUNNINGHAM

Price: $8.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54417

ISBN: 0195138805

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


The black rhino is nature's tank, feared by all animals. Even lions will break off a hunt to detour around one. And yet the black rhino is on the edge of extinction, its numbers dwindling from 100,000 at the turn of the century, to less than 2,500 today. The reason is that in places like Yemen, China, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand, the rhino's horn is more valuable than gold, so valuable that people will risk their lives to harvest it. To deter rhino poachers, African gove... View more info

WILD ECHOES

By: CHARLES BERGMAN

Price: $6.50

Publisher: GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER PUB. CO.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM306164

ISBN: 0882404040

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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WILD ECHOES

By: CHARLES BERGMAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: GRAPHIC ARTS CENTER PUB. CO.:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: IM306165

ISBN: 0882404040

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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BENEATH THE DARK HILL

By: CHRIS FERRIS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SWAN HILL:

Seller ID: IM406588

ISBN: 1853105635

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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FOREST PRIMEVAL

By: CHRIS MASER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM298624

ISBN: 0871566834

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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