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  • Serpent & Swan

    Serpent & Swan
    av Boria Sax

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923687

    The Serpent and the Swan is a history and analysis of animal bride tales from antiquity to the present. The animal bride tale, the author argues, is an enduring expression of humankind's need to remain close to and a part of nature.Boria Sax traces…

  • Juan Ponce de Leon

    Juan Ponce de Leon
    av Robert H Fuson

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923847

    Juan Ponce de Leon was an important figure in the history of the Spanish colonisation of what are today Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the south-eastern United States. While many people are familiar with the name Ponce de Leon, only a handful know the…

  • Juan Ponce de Leon

    Juan Ponce de Leon
    av Robert H Fuson

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923823

    Juan Ponce de Leon was an important figure in the history of the Spanish colonisation of what are today Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the south-eastern United States. While many people are familiar with the name Ponce de Leon, only a handful know the…

  • Birch

    Birch
    av John L Peyton

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923427

    This book is a celebration of one of the most widespread, beautiful, useful, and inspiring of trees -- the birch, a group of species that occur across the middle and high latitudes of Europe, Asia, and North America. The author provides an overview…

  • Student's Guide to London

    Student's Guide to London
    av Larry Lain

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923809

    This is the first-ever guidebook for anyone thinking about studying in the city that probably attracts more students than any city in the world. The information is presented in an upbeat and witty manner that students will embrace. Part I identifies…

  • Paris Reflections

    Paris Reflections
    av Christiann Anderson

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923885

    Paris, one of the world's great cities, has a long and rich tradition of embracing people of diverse ethnic backgrounds. For over two centuries, African Americans have been among the racial and cultural mosaic that has thrived in Paris and helped to…

  • And the Winds Blew Cold

    And the Winds Blew Cold
    av Eva Stolar Meltz

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923762

    This is the story of Eva Stolar Meltz, a Russian-American woman who emigrated with her family from Chicago, Illinois, in 1931 to the USSR, where for over 40 years she endured life in Communist Russia. This book chronicles a fascinating life that unf…

  • And the Winds Blew Cold

    And the Winds Blew Cold
    av Eva Stolar Meltz

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923854

    This is the story of Eva Stolar Meltz, a Russian-American woman who emigrated with her family from Chicago, Illinois, in 1931 to the USSR, where for over 40 years she endured life in Communist Russia. This book chronicles a fascinating life that unf…

  • Purple Martin

    Purple Martin
    av Robin Doughty

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778325

  • Pitcher Plants of the Americas

    Pitcher Plants of the Americas
    av Stewart McPherson

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923748

    This book presents the most extensive general review of the pitcher plants of the Americas yet undertaken -- it is a substantive overview of the systematics, biology, ecology, biogeography, and conservation of the five genera of American pitcher pla…

  • Alien in Antarctica

    Alien in Antarctica
    av Charles Swithinbank

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923434

    This is an eminent polar scientist's account of six expeditions to the 'frozen continent' while working with the US Antarctic Program. The book combines first-person narrative and outstanding photography to record the events, the feelings, the resul…

  • Forests in Peril

    Forests in Peril
    av Hazel R Delcourt

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923892

    Delcourt takes readers on her personal journey to document the history of the forest from its elusive and nebulous presence at the peak of the last ice age through its development as a magnificent natural resource to its uncertainty in today's, and…

  • Mamals Of Great Smoky Mountains Nat'L Pa

    Mamals Of Great Smoky Mountains Nat'L Pa
    av Donald W. Linzey

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923489

    The deer and the bear so popular with travelers in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are but two of the plentiful mammals found in the varied habitats of this important national preserve. Alicia V. and Donald W. Linzey, husband-and-wife zoological…

  • Other Side of the Medal

    Other Side of the Medal
    av Everett C Olson

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923137

    This is a personal account of the human side of Everett C Olson's distinguished career as a palaeobiologist. Origins and the combination of events that led to a formal education at the University of Chicago, the selection of a career, and an interes…

  • Maple Syrup

    Maple Syrup
    av Michael A Rechlin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778349

    Written for a broad audience, Maple Syrup is an accessible, enlightening, and enjoyable exploration of the what, where, why, and how of a treasured natural resource. A book for the curious, readers learn how and why trees, particularly sugar maples,…

  • Virginia's Endangered Species

    Virginia's Endangered Species
    av Karen Terwilliger

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923168

    An essential reference for anyone involved in protecting the environment, this book identifies and describes Virginia's endangered species and suggests ways that they might be managed to ensure their survival. It incorporates the contributions of mo…

  • Teeth of the Lion

    Teeth of the Lion
    av Anita Sanchez

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923229

    Tells the story of the common dandelion, that remarkably widespread plant that is known, for better or worse, by just about everybody. Through a series of short essays, written in accessible language and a thoroughly engaging style, Anita Sanchez ta…

  • Bright Beat the Water

    Bright Beat the Water
    av John L Peyton

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923304

    John, Peyton, on octogenarian living in Proctor, Minnesota, is well-known throughout the western Great Lakes region as a banker, artist, and award-winning author. Peyton's memoirs, which span most of the twentieth century, begin with his early life…

  • Vernal Pools

    Vernal Pools
    av Dr Elizabeth A Colburn

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923922

    This is first book-length synthesis of the natural history, ecology, and conservation of the seasonally wet pools that occur throughout the formerly glaciated region of eastern North America -- essentially the Great Lakes Basin, New England, and adj…

  • Vernal Pools

    Vernal Pools
    av Dr Elizabeth A Colburn

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923915

    This is first book-length synthesis of the natural history, ecology, and conservation of the seasonally wet pools that occur throughout the formerly glaciated region of eastern North America -- essentially the Great Lakes Basin, New England, and adj…

  • Maryland's Catoctin Mountain Parks

    Maryland's Catoctin Mountain Parks
    av John Means

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923380

    This book provides the most current and comprehensive review available of the natural and human history of the Catoctin Mountain region of Maryland, a part of the beautiful and interesting Blue Ridge physiographic province. The book is divided into…

  • In the Footsteps of George Washington

    In the Footsteps of George Washington
    av William G Clotworthy

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923793

    This book identifies, describes, and provides access information 250 publicly accessible sites that commemorate the life and legacy of the first president of the United States. This book provides travellers with a roadmap to retrace many of the even…

  • Mr Lincoln's Chair

    Mr Lincoln's Chair
    av Anita Sanchez

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923946

    This book provides an interesting and engaging look at the Shakers, one of the most complex but largely ignored religious groups and one of the most unusual and successful Utopian communities in American history. The book tells the story of the Shak…

  • Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America

    Guide to Common Freshwater Invertebrates of North America
    av J Reese Voshell

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923878

    Popular interest in the observation and study of freshwater invertebrates is increasing. This book meets the needs of this growing audience of naturalists, environmentalists, anglers, teachers, students, and others by providing substantive informati…

  • North American Bison

    North American Bison
    av Jerry N McDonald

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778363

    On May 9, 2016, the North American bison was federally designated as the first national mammal of the United States. In celebration of this recognition, we are pleased to reissue North American Bison, the most extensive and robust interpretation of…

  • Most Wonderful in the Smallest

    Most Wonderful in the Smallest
    av Linda VanAller Hernick

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778370

    The book is written as a first person narrative in the form of a journal. It comprises four chapters Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter and the entries within each season describe my sample-collecting forays to local freshwater environments during one y…

  • Old Bones & Serpent Stones

    Old Bones & Serpent Stones
    av T Skwara

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923090

    Fossils, and the life of the past that they represent, are themes of great interest to the general public. This book identifies and describes essentially all publicly accessible, interpreted plant and animal fossil localities in the western half of…

  • Let the River Run Silver Again!

    Let the River Run Silver Again!
    av Sandy Burk

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923953

    For ages 9-12. This is an environmental conservation success story for students, teachers, parents, and others who mentor them. It is a source of information and insight for those who want to learn about and benefit from the success of others as wel…

  • Missing Links

    Missing Links
    av Robert A Martin

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778288

    Missing Links provides both a compendium of evidence supporting Charles Darwin's grand theory of evolution and an overview of some of the most fascinating chapters in the 3.5+ billion year history of biological diversity on planet Earth. Written in…

  • Groundwater for the 21st Century

    Groundwater for the 21st Century
    av John A Conners

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778103

    Fresh water is one of the essential natural resources on Earth, and groundwater constitutes 98% of the liquid fresh water on the planet. Yet, throughout the world, groundwater resources are being depleted, allocated, squandered, contaminated but rar…

  • Groundwater for the 21st Century

    Groundwater for the 21st Century
    av John A Conners

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778110

    Fresh water is one of the essential natural resources on Earth, and groundwater constitutes 98% of the liquid fresh water on the planet. Yet, throughout the world, groundwater resources are being depleted, allocated, squandered, contaminated -- but…

  • TerraAtlas

    TerraAtlas
    av Naphtali David Rishe

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923991

    A collection of atlases of high quality aerial photography that features selected venues from the American landscape. Central Washington, DC incorporates an area 5.68 miles north-south and 5.08 miles east-west, or some 28.84 square miles, in Washing…

  • John Tyler

    John Tyler
    av Jane C. Walker

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923816

    This is a concise, lively, and well-illustrated biography of the tenth president of the United States. This book reviews many of the 'firsts' associated with the life and presidency of John Tyler, and describes how the issues and conflicts of John T…

  • Yellowstone Wolves

    Yellowstone Wolves
    av Cat Urbigkit.

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923700

    This book provides a unique perspective on what is one of the most visible and contentious wildlife management experiments taking place in the American West today. It is a review of the discovery, persecution, and possible survival of the native wol…

  • Snowflake Man

    Snowflake Man
    av Dunacn C Blanchard

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923717

    This is a biography of Wilson Alwyn Bentley, the farmer from Jericho, Vermont, who took over five thousand photomicrographs of ice, dew, frost, and -- especially -- snow crystals. Although his photographs were taken between 1885 and 1931, they have…

  • Wagon-Making in the United States

    Wagon-Making in the United States
    av Paul A Kube

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923977

    This is perhaps the best available description of the tools, materials, technology, and process of wagon-making in the US during the late pre-automotive period. The featured centerpiece of this book is a masters thesis completed in 1968 at Millersvi…

  • Presidential Sites

    Presidential Sites
    av William G Clotworthy

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923649

    This book identifies, provides the location of, and briefly describes over 1000 places that are associated with the Presidents of the United States. The directory includes extant sites directly associated with the presidents, such as birthplaces, ma…

  • Mammals Of Virginia

    Mammals Of Virginia
    av Donald W. Linzey

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923366

    In this handsome volume, Donald W. Linzey offers a comprehensive review of the state of knowledge concerning the mammals of Virginia and the literature about them that has emerged over the past four hundred years. The book opens with a historical ac…

  • Guide to Endangered & Threatened Species in Virginia

    Guide to Endangered & Threatened Species in Virginia
    av Karen Terwillinger

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923311

    Condensed from Virginia s endangered Species, this concise guide identifies the most vulnerable plants and animals found in the Commonwealth. It contains one-page summaries of the biology and ecology of the endangered and threatened species, includi…

  • Birds of Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, & Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Birds of Shenandoah National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, & Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    av Dr Ernest P Edwards

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923960

    This is a compact, current, easy-to-use field guide that identifies 336 species of birds that have been reported from in and near the Blue Ridge in North Carolina and Virginia and the Great Smoky Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee. The guide…

  • Handbook for Stream Enhancement & Stewardship

    Handbook for Stream Enhancement & Stewardship
    av Izaak Walton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923984

    Decades, or even centuries, of changing and competing land uses have left many of the world's streams degraded, in poor health, and out of balance with the ever-shifting dynamics of their watersheds. This is a basic resource intended to help individ…

  • New Patterns in the Sky

    New Patterns in the Sky
    av Julius D W Staal

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923045

    Provides astronomical data on the constellations and relates myths and legends associated with each one.

  • Birds of Hocking County, Ohio

    Birds of Hocking County, Ohio
    av John T Watts

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778356

    Hocking County is one of the natural jewels of Ohio, favored as it is with impressive geological and biological diversity, and within that setting occurs one of the most diverse and accessible populations of birds to be found in the state. The…

  • Amphibians & Reptiles

    Amphibians & Reptiles
    av Marty Crump

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778202

    Ages 9 to 11 years. This is a comprehensive, lively, and extensively illustrated introduction to the fascinating world of amphibians of reptiles written by award-winning author Marty Crump, a prominent herpetologist and long-established advocate of…

  • Lost Stars

    Lost Stars
    av Morton Wagman

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923786

    This book identifies the 'lost stars' of Bayer, Lacaille, Flamsteed, and other pioneering astronomers of the 17th and 18th centuries, and explains how and why these stars seem to have disappeared from modern star catalogues and atlases. In a style t…

  • No Green Berries or Leaves

    No Green Berries or Leaves
    av Paul J Stankard

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923557

    This is a collection of autobiographical essays by Paul J Stankard, recognised widely as one of the world's master glass artists. Stankard is particularly renowned and respected for his flame-worked floral motifs expressed in crystal paperweights, r…

  • Geograffity

    Geograffity

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923298

    This book contains six articles by prominent Russian philosophers, geologists, geographers, historians, and artists that explore the Russian view of the earth's surface, how this space has been perceived and interpreted by humans, and the material l…

  • Woman of the Green Glade

    Woman of the Green Glade
    av Virginia M Soetebier

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923779

    This is the story of Ozhaguscodaywayquay, daughter of the Ojibway chief Waubojeeg. Ozhaguscodaywayquay -- the Woman of the Green Glade -- lived in northern Wisconsin until she married the fur trader John Johnston in 1792. After they married, the cou…

  • Mile Deep & Black As Pitch

    Mile Deep & Black As Pitch
    av Carrie Papa

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923908

    This book documents the history of two celebrated mines in Sussex County, New Jersey, through the eyes of those who lived it. The two mines, consolidated in 1897 under the New Jersey Zinc Company, were recognised world-wide for their diverse and mag…

  • Faces in the Firelight

    Faces in the Firelight
    av John L Peyton

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923199

    This novel chronicles one year in the life of northwoods Native Americans in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Enriched by the author's first hand knowledge, learned while travelling among the Ojibway early in the 20th century, this fiction…

  • Next Step

    Next Step
    av David Brown.

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778257

    The Next Step is not another track identification guidebook. Rather, it is a book that will assist the tracker to proceed from the discovery and accurate identification of animal tracks through the search for other tracks and associated sign toward…

  • Rainbows of Rock, Tables of Stone

    Rainbows of Rock, Tables of Stone
    av Timothy A Snyder

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923731

    This is an exploration of the natural arches and pillars of Ohio. The heart of the book is the identification, description, and interpretation of some 83 arches and 18 pillars known to occur in the state. Background information about the bedrock geo…

  • Indian Mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley

    Indian Mounds of the Middle Ohio Valley
    av Susan L Woodward

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780939923724

    Mounds and earthworks are the most conspicuous elements of prehistoric Native American culture to be found on the landscape of eastern North America. This book identifies and describes 70 extant, publicly accessible sites in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio,…

  • Spark the Creative Flame

    Spark the Creative Flame
    av Paul J Stankard

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778240

    Spark the Creative Flame is a resource that strives to inform, inspire, and motivate all who work in craft and wish to improve the creative expression of their work. While the book features flameworked glass and artisans who do this work, the insigh…

  • Spark the Creative Flame

    Spark the Creative Flame
    av Paul J Stankard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781935778233

    Spark the Creative Flame is a resource that strives to inform, inspire, and motivate all who work in craft and wish to improve the creative expression of their work. While the book features flameworked glass and artisans who do this work, the insigh…