2021-03-30T07:00:00Z With Bringing Nature Home, Doug Tallamy changed the conversation about gardening in America. His second book, the New York Times bestseller Nature's Best Hope, urged homeowners to take conservation into their own hands. Now, he is turning his advocacy to one of the most important species of the plant kingdom--the mighty oak tree. [Read More]
2017-08-01T07:00:00Z As Charles Darwin suggested more than a century ago, the differences between animals and humans are "of degree and not of kind." Not long ago, ethologists denied that animals had emotions or true intelligence. Now, we know that rats laugh when tickled, magpies mourn as they cover the departed with greenery, female whales travel thousands of miles for annual reunions...[Read More]
2020-02-26T08:00:00Z With wonder and a sense of humor, Nature Obscura author Kelly Brenner aims to help us rediscover our connection to the natural world that is just outside our front door--we just need to know where to look.
Through explorations of a rich and varied urban landscape, Brenner reveals the complex micro-habitats and surprising nature found in the middle...[Read More]
2020-06-04T07:00:00Z 'A hugely useful and fascinating resume of rewilding - what it means, where it came from, why it's important and where it's going. Jepson and Blythe have done a masterly job, explaining the science behind rewilding in an accessible, honest and compelling way. It deserves to be widely read and become a book of great influence.' Isabella Tree, author of Wilding<...[Read More]
2019-03-12T07:00:00Z A how-to book on an exhilarating outdoor activity and a unique meditation on the pleasures of the natural world
Following the Wild Bees is a delightful foray into the pastime of bee hunting, an exhilarating outdoor activity that used to be practiced widely but which few people know about today. Weaving informative discussions of bee biology ...[Read More]
2016-06-17T07:00:00Z Get out! Seasonal activities, information, stories, games and observations to foster engagement with the natural world
The Big Book of Nature Activities is a comprehensive guide for parents and educators to help youth of all ages explore, appreciate and connect with the natural world. This rich, fully illustrated compendium is is packed with crafts, st...[Read More]
2019-03-26T07:00:00Z A lavishly illustrated introduction to the world's dragonflies and damselflies
Dragonflies and damselflies are often called birdwatchers' insects. Large, brightly colored, active in the daytime, and displaying complex and interesting behaviors, they have existed since the days of the dinosaurs, and they continue to flourish. Their ancestors were th...[Read More]
2020-08-27T07:00:00Z Ecology is the science of how organisms interact with each other and with their environment to form communities and ecosystems. This book explains the principles of ecological thinking, how ecology affects our everyday lives, and how it guides environmental policy, especially in the light of current and future environmental challenges.
2016-05-13T07:00:00Z In 1934, conservationist Aldo Leopold and his wife Estella bought a barn - the remnant of a farm - and surrounding lands in south-central Wisconsin. The entire Leopold clan - five children in all - worked together to put into practice Aldo's "land ethic," which involved ecological restoration and sustainability. In the process, they built more than a pleasant weeken...[Read More]
2018-05-08T07:00:00Z Some of the world's greatest writings on birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more by a scientist who "richly deserves the comparison to Thoreau" (The Washington Post Book World).
From one of the finest scientist/writers of our time comes an engaging record of a life spent in close observation of the natu...[Read More]
Large Carnivore Conservation , Susan G. Clark, Murray B. Rutherford, David J. Mattson, Rebecca Watters, Avery C. Anderson, Douglas Clark, Linaya Workman, D. Scott Slocombe, William M. Pym, Micheal L. Gibeau, Seth M. Wilson, Gregory A. Neudecker, James J. Jonkel, J. Daniel Oppenheimer, Lauren Richie, David N. Cherney & Christina Milloy