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Paperback, John Muir, 168 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781597145503
A new edition of Muir’s writings that places his environmentalist ideals alongside his damaging prejudices Essayist. Preservationist. Mountain man. Inventor. John Muir may be California’s best-known icon. A literary naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club and Yosemite National Park, Muir...
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Paperback, John Muir, 304 pages, 5 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9780375758195
When John Muir traveled to California in 1868, he found the pristine mountain ranges that would inspire his life’s work. The Mountains of California is the culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas, studying every crag, crook, and valley with great care and contemplation....
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Hardcover, Douglas W. Tallamy , 256 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781604699005
A   New York Times   bestseller Douglas W. Tallamy’s first book,  Bringing Nature Home,  awakened thousands of readers to an urgent situation: wildlife populations are in decline because the native plants they depend on are fast disappearing. His solution? Plant more natives. In this new...
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Paperback, Merlin Sheldrake, 368 pages, 5 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9780525510321
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • “Merlin Sheldrake’s marvelous tour of these diverse and extraordinary life forms is eye-opening on why humans should consider fungi among the greatest of earth’s marvels. . . . Wondrous.”— Time   A mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi, “one of those...
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Paperback, Diana Beresford-Kroeger, 192 pages, 5.5 x 7.5 inches, ISBN: 9780143120162
A pioneering scientist writes of the benefits of forest bathing and the fascinating ecological and pharmaceutical properties of trees – the inspiration for the documentary   Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees Renowned scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger presents an...
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Hardcover, Stephen Arno , 192 pages, 6 x 0.75 x 8.25 inches, ISBN: 9781680511994
Westerners familiar with their forests may think they know the Douglas fir--but how well do they? Douglas firs are found in the continental northwest from British Columbia to as far south as Oaxaca, Mexico. They flourish in the Cascades, Rocky Mountains, Sierra, and other mountain ranges, as...
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Paperback, John Vaillant, 288 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9780393328646
A tale of obsession so fierce that a man kills the thing he loves most: the only giant golden spruce on earth. When a shattered kayak and camping gear are found on an uninhabited island in the Pacific Northwest, they reignite a mystery surrounding a shocking act of protest. Five months...
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Flexi, Obi Kaufmann, 640 pages, 5.75 x 7.5 inches, ISBN: 9781597144797
The first book of a major new trilogy from artist-naturalist Obi Kaufmann From the author of  The California Field Atlas  (#1  San Francisco Chronicle  Best Seller) comes a major work that not only guides readers through the Golden State’s forested lands, but also presents a profoundly...
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Because of an Acorn
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paperback, Lola M. Shaefer, 8 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9781338244878
Because of an acorn a tree grows, a bird nests, a seed becomes a flower. This enchanting book effortlessly illustrates the vital connections between the layers of an ecosystem. Wander down the forest path to learn how every tree, flower, plants, and animal is connected in spiraling circles of...
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Paperback, Kristine O'Connell George, 48 pages, 8 x 10 inches, ISBN: 9780618752423
This tree across the stream is a trickier bridge than it might seem... The author of The Great From Race and Other Poems has created a collection of short poems that celebrate trees and the amazing variety of ways they touch our lives. Deceptively simple verses reveal what trees think about and...
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$24.95  
paperback, Ronald Orenstein, 224 pages, 8.9x10.9 inches, ISBN: 9780228102496
Written in clear, easily readable language and relying little on jargon, this coffee-table-style book will interest anyone captivated by this unique group of insects. Highly recommended. All library collections. --Choice This gorgeous book reveals a wonder on nearly every page and will...
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Hardcover, Peter Wohlleben, 176 pages, 10 x 10 inches, ISBN: 9781771643481
A visually stunning journey into the diversity and wonders of forests. In his international bestseller   The Hidden Life of Trees , Peter Wohlleben opened readers’ eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests every day. Now this new, breathtakingly illustrated edition brings those...
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Paperback, Sylvia Taylor, 248 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781772031799
A rich and diverse tapestry weaving together the many voices, narratives, skills, and talents of women up and down the coastal Pacific Northwest who devote their lives and careers to the sea. Beckoned by the Sea   celebrates coastal women from northern BC to northern California who work...
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Hardcover, Andrea Sarubbi Fereshteh, 272 pages, 8 x 8 inches, ISBN: 9781507209547
Fascinating facts, trivia, and stories celebrating nature and the magnificent life of trees and their invaluable place in our lives, including beautiful, full-color photographs throughout. When was the last time you spent time outside? The space between your front door and your car doesn’t...
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Paperback, Paul Stamets, 356 pages, 9 x 7.5 inches, ISBN: 9781580085793
Mycelium Running  is a manual for the mycological rescue of the planet. That’s right: growing more  mushrooms  may be the best thing we can do to save the environment, and in this groundbreaking text from mushroom expert Paul Stamets, you’ll find out how.   The basic science goes like...
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Paperback, Florence Williams, 304 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9780393355574
“Highly informative and remarkably entertaining.”― Elle From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature’s positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she...
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The Nature of Autumn
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Hardcover, Jim Crumley, 254 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781910192467
In autumn, nature stages some of its most enchantingly beautiful displays, yet it's also a period for reflection, melancholy even, as the days shorten and winter's chill approaches. Taking in September to November, Jim Crumley tells the story of how unfolding autumn affects the wildlife and...
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Paperback, Michel Olagnon, 160 pages, 6.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781472936219
Rogue waves remain a mystery and a terror to sailors and all travelers of the world's oceans. Long discredited as myths or highly exaggerated recounts by terrified mariners, rogue waves haven't been the subject of serious, in-depth research until now. Bolstered by anecdotes, historical reports,...
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Hardcover, Jake Townsend, 80 pages, 6.5 x 6.5 inches, ISBN: 9781449487140
Life is a vast ocean, and sometimes you need encouragement from beautifully painted aquatic creatures to help you stay afloat. Wisdom from the Waters  is an easily digestible, charming collection of inspiration and breezy, bright watercolors. Author Jake Townsend imagines what our...
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Paperback, Hugh Aldersey-Williams, 368 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9780393354805
“Superb. . . . A gently studious Bill Bryson crossed with an upbeat and relaxed WG Sebald.”―James McConnachie,  Sunday Times  (UK) Half of the world’s population today lives in coastal regions lapped by tidal waters. But the tide rises and falls according to...
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Paperback, Michael McCarthy, 272 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781681372426
Now available in paperback,  The Moth Snowstorm  is a one-of-a-kind environmental work that combines memoir, anecodotes, and hard facts to make a case for preserving an ever-dwindling natural world. The moth snowstorm, a phenomenon Michael McCarthy remembers from his boyhood when...
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Paperback, Colin Tudge, 480 pages, 6.5 x 9.5 inches, ISBN: 9780307395399
A blend of history, science, philosophy, and environmentalism,  The Tree  is an engaging and elegant look at the life of the tree and what modern research tells us about their future. There are redwoods in California that were ancient by the time Columbus first landed, and pines...
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Hardcover, Lynda V. Mapes, 240 pages, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, ISBN: 9781632862532
An intimate look at one majestic hundred-year-old oak tree through four seasons--and the reality of global climate change it reveals. In the life of this one grand oak, we can see for ourselves the results of one hundred years of rapid environmental change. It's leafing out earlier, and...
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Paperback, Tristan Gooley, 160 pages, 6 x 9 inches, ISBN: 9781615194292
“ For those inclined to solve mysteries written into the landscape, this author’s lead is one they’ll want to follow.”— The Wall Street Journal When most of us go for a walk, a single sense—sight—tends to dominate our experience. But when  New...
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