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In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
by Ellen Morris Bishop
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The exciting story of how Oregon's diverse landscapes evolved is seen through 220 fine art quality photographs and beautiful writing.... (read more)

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Insects of the Pacific Northwest (Timber Press Field Guide)
Insects of the Pacific Northwest (Timber Press Field Guide)
by Peter Haggard
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The only comprehensive guide to insects of the Pacific Northwest, this handy reference is perfect for hikers, fishers, and naturalists. With coverage from southwestern British Columbia to northern California, from the coast to the high desert, it... (read more)

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Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change
by Elizabeth Kolbert
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Long known for her insightful and thought-provoking political journalism, author Elizabeth Kolbert now tackles the controversial and increasingly urgent subject of global warming. In what began as groundbreaking three-part series in the New Yorker, for... (read more)

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Newcomb's Wildflower Guide
Newcomb's Wildflower Guide
by Lawrence Newcomb
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Newcomb's Wildflower Guide covers more plants than any other guides and has more color illustrations, a more complete glossary, and — most important — a more accurate identification system, easilt mastered by nonbotanists. It is... (read more)

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The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky
The Anthropology of Turquoise: Reflections on Desert, Sea, Stone, and Sky
by Ellen Meloy
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In this invigorating mix of natural history and adventure, artist-naturalist Ellen Meloy uses turquoise—the color and the gem—to probe deeper into our profound human attachment to landscape. From the Sierra Nevada, the Mojave Desert... (read more)

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The World without Us
The World without Us
by Alan Weisman
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"Let us try a creative experiment," Alan Weisman proposes on page three: If humans disappeared from earth, what would happen? To your home, for example. To our cities, farms, and oceans. To the animals that remain. Or to the billion tons of plastic we'd... (read more)

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "beauty tangled in a rapture with violence." Her personal... (read more)

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Essential Muir : a Selection of John Muir's Best Writings (06 Edition)
Essential Muir : a Selection of John Muir's Best Writings (06 Edition)
by John Muir
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Cultural Writing. Essays. Preservationist. Inventor. Lobbyist. John Muir was many things at once, and he is California's best-known icon- so much so that his image was chosen to appear on the new state quarter. But the best way to know the man who... (read more)

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Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual
Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An Illustrated Manual
by C Leo Hitchcock
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This manual is essentially a condensation of the five-volume work, 'Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest.' The sequence of families is the same in the two works except for the transposition of the monocotyledons and dicotyledons.... (read more)

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
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Chapter 1. Heaven and Earth in Jest Chapter 2. Seeing Chapter 3. Winter Chapter 4. The Fixed Chapter 5. Untying the Knot Chapter 6. The Present Chapter 7. Spring Chapter 8. Intricacy Chapter 9. Flood Chapter 10. Fecundity Chapter 11. Stalking Chapter 12.... (read more)

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The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
The Outermost House: A Year of Life on the Great Beach of Cape Cod
by Henry Beston
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The seventy-fifth anniversary edition of the classic book about Cape Cod, “written with simplicity, sympathy, and beauty” (New York Herald Tribune) A chronicle of a solitary year spent on a Cape Cod beach, The Outermost House has long been... (read more)

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White Beech: The Rainforest Years
White Beech: The Rainforest Years
by Germaine Greer
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One bright day in December 2001, sixty-two-year-old Germaine Greer found herself confronted by an irresistible challenge in the shape of sixty hectares of dairy farm, one of many in southeast Queensland, Australia, which, after a century of logging... (read more)

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Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape
by Barry Lopez
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The Wild Places (Penguin Original)
The Wild Places (Penguin Original)
by Robert Macfarlane
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From the father of English nature writing: a superb selection of essays about rural England in the 1800s, with an introduction by the celebrated writer Richard Mabey Richard Jefferies was the most important and imaginative observers of the natural... (read more)

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Insects - Updated (Rev 01 Edition)
Insects - Updated (Rev 01 Edition)
by Herbert S. Zim
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Enjoy and Learn! Expert Knowledge! Easy-to-Read! This handy guide to the most common, important and showy North American insects will help the novice begin a fascinating study. Includes: A key to insect groups Mature and immature forms How insects grow... (read more)

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The Log from the Sea of Cortez (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
The Log from the Sea of Cortez (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)
by John Steinbeck
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In the two years after the 1939 publication of Steinbecks masterful The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck and his novel increasingly became the center of intense controversy and censorship. In search of a respite from the national stage, Steinbeck and his close... (read more)

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The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
The Animal Dialogues: Uncommon Encounters in the Wild
by Craig Childs
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Animal Dialogues is one of the best collections of nature writing I've read in years, which puts Craig Childs in the company of giants: Barry Lopez, Annie Dillard, John Muir, Aldo Leopold, and Terry Tempest Williams. I found myself wondering how Childs... (read more)

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The Man Who Walked Through Time: The Story of the First Trip Afoot Through the Grand Canyon
The Man Who Walked Through Time: The Story of the First Trip Afoot Through the Grand Canyon
by Colin Fletcher
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The remarkable classic of nature writing by the first man ever to have walked the entire length of the Grand Canyon.... (read more)

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A Wolf Called Romeo
A Wolf Called Romeo
by Nick Jans
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No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doorstep, Nick would finally come to know this mystical species—up close as... (read more)

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The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
The Good Life Lab: Radical Experiments in Hands-On Living
by Wendy Tremayne
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This is the inspirational story of how one couple ditched their careers and high-pressure life in New York City to move to rural New Mexico, where they made, built, invented, foraged, and grew all they needed to live self-sufficiently, discovering a new... (read more)

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