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Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781603589086
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 8th, 2019

WINNER of the 2019 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Washington Post "50 Notable Works of Nonfiction"

Science News "Favorite Science Books of 2018"

Booklist "Top Ten Science/Technology Book of 2018"


Horizon Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780394585826
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Published: Knopf - March 19th, 2019

From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters--human, animal, and natural--that have shaped an extraordinary life.


Landfill: Notes on Gull Watching and Trash Picking in the Anthropocene Cover Image
By Tim Dee
$25.00
ISBN: 9781603589093
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - March 12th, 2019

Over the past hundred years, gulls have been brought ashore by modernity. They now live not only on the coasts but in our slipstream following trawlers, barges, and garbage trucks. They are more our contemporaries than most birds, living their wild lives among us in towns and cities. In many ways they live as we do, walking the built-up world and grabbing a bite where they can.


A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of Spring Migration Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781328566423
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 2nd, 2019

A close look at one season in one key site that reveals the amazing science and magic of spring bird migration, and the perils of human encroachment.
 
Every spring, billions of birds sweep north, driven by ancient instincts to return to their breeding grounds.


The Secret Language of Trees: Fifty of the Most Important Tree Species Revealed Cover Image
By Gil Davies, Dr Nick Atkinson (Foreword by), Tony Kirkham (Foreword by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781627951340
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Published: Shelter Harbor Press - February 15th, 2019

Sprout Lands: Tending the Endless Gift of Trees Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393609417
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 26th, 2019

Once, farmers knew how to make a living hedge and fed their flocks on tree-branch hay. Rural people knew how to prune hazel to foster abundance: both of edible nuts, and of straight, strong, flexible rods for bridges, walls, and baskets. Townspeople cut their beeches to make charcoal to fuel ironworks. Shipwrights shaped oaks to make hulls.


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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780393241020
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 29th, 2019

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, winter temperatures drop to 35 below, and lightning sparks a 110,000-acre wildfire, threatening her century-old barn and all its inhabitants.


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The Seabird's Cry: The Lives and Loves of the Planet's Great Ocean Voyagers Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250181596
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Published: Picador - February 5th, 2019

Enter ancient lands of wind and waves where the planet’s greatest flyers battle for survival.

As the only creatures at home on land, at sea, and in the air, seabirds have evolved to thrive in the most demanding environment on Earth.


Hentopia: Create a Hassle-Free Habitat for Happy Chickens; 21 Innovative Projects Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781612129945
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - December 11th, 2018

More eggs, less work! And more enjoyment for both the chickens and their keeper! That’s the promise of Frank Hyman’s Hentopia.

From the Vending Machine Feeder to the Refilling Rainwaterer, Hyman’s innovative building projects are designed to save time and money while keeping chickens safe, healthy, clean, and well fed.


Possum Living: How to Live Well Without a Job and with (Almost) No Money Cover Image
By Dolly Freed, Novella Carpenter (Contribution by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793200
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Published: Tin House Books - January 2019

No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062678843
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Published: William Morrow - February 5th, 2019

A gripping, multifaceted true account of the deadliest animal of all time and the hunter on its trail, equally comparable to Jaws as to Matthiessen's The Snow Leopard.


Farming for the Long Haul: Resilience and the Lost Art of Agricultural Inventiveness Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781603588003
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 2019

It's all but certain that the next fifty years will bring enormous, not to say cataclysmic, disruptions to our present way of life. World oil reserves will be exhausted within that time frame, as will the lithium that powers today's most sophisticated batteries, suggesting that transportation is equally imperiled.


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