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  • Gathering Moss

    Gathering Moss
    av Robin Wall Kimmerer
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870714993

    Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites readers to explore and learn from th…

  • How to Live Longer and Feel Better

    How to Live Longer and Feel Better
    av Linus Pauling

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710964

    The OSU Press is proud to introduce Linus Pauling's How to Live Longer and Feel Better to a new generation of readers interested in achieving excellent health. A New York Times bestseller when it was first published in 1986, Pauling's seminal work p…

  • New Strategies for Wicked Problems

    New Strategies for Wicked Problems

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870718939

    A "wicked problem" isn't one with an evil nature, but a problem that is impossible or difficult to solve because of incomplete, contradictory, and changing requirements that are often hard to recognize. Classic examples of wicked problems include ec…

  • Mink River

    Mink River
    av Brian Doyle

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715853

    Like Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood and Sherwood Anderson's Winesburg, Ohio, Brian Doyle's stunning fiction debut brings a town to life through the jumbled lives and braided stories of its people. In a small town on the Oregon coast there are love af…

  • Native Space

    Native Space
    av Natchee Blu Barnd

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719028

    Native Space explores how indigenous communities and individuals sustain and create geographies through place-naming, everyday cultural practices, and artistic activism, within the boundaries of the settler colonial nation of the United States. Dive…

  • Numbers and Nerves

    Numbers and Nerves

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870717765

    We live in the age of Big Data, awash in a sea of ever-expanding information-a constant deluge of facts, statistics, models, and projections. The human mind is quickly desensitized by information presented in the form of numbers, and yet many import…

  • Among Penguins

    Among Penguins
    av Noah Strycker

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716294

    The year he graduated from college, 22-year-old Noah Strycker was dropped by helicopter in a remote Antarctic field camp with two bird scientists and a three months' supply of frozen food. His subjects: more than a quarter million penguins. Compact,…

  • Grow Food, Cook Food, Share Food

    Grow Food, Cook Food, Share Food
    av Ken Albala

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870717185

    Grow Food, Cook Food, Share Food is a practical food history lesson, an editorial on our use of packaged convenience foods, and a call to arms-of the kitchen variety. Mixing food writing and history, adding a dash of cookbook, author and scholar Ken…

  • Listening For Coyote

    Listening For Coyote
    av Sullivan

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715266

    Sullivan's classic account of his sixty-five day, 1,361-mile solo backpacking trek across Oregon offers an intimate tour of the state's renowned wilderness.

  • Living with Earthquakes in California

    Living with Earthquakes in California
    av Robert S. Yeats

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870714931

    Over the past century California has moved from denying the hazards posed by earthquakes -- they were bad for business -- to adopting building codes and protective legislation that are today the most advanced in the world. In Living with Earthquakes…

  • Walking Distance

    Walking Distance
    av Robert E. Manning

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716836

    "Long-distance walking is good for you and good for the earth... But most of all, walking is a joyful celebration of life and the diverse, beautiful, and curious world in which we live." -from the Introduction Walking is simple, but it can also be p…

  • American Dreamers

    American Dreamers
    av Ken Austin

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870717741

    Ken Austin rose from humble roots in rural Oregon to build a multi-million dollar international business, guided by a core set of principles and the tireless support of his wife and partner, Joan. Together they grew A-dec from a kitchen table operat…

  • Beyond the Garden Gate

    Beyond the Garden Gate
    av Sophus K. Winther

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715112

  • Beyond the Garden Gate

    Beyond the Garden Gate
    av Sophus K. Winther

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715105

    A stirring coming of age novel, set in Oregon's Willamette Valley in the early part of this century.

  • The Wallowas

    The Wallowas
    av William Ashworth

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715235

    Part mountaineering adventure story and part spiritual memoir, The Wallowas recounts a young man's search for the challenges and the solace that wilderness offers. As a student, William Ashworth discovered the Wallowa Mountains in northeast Oregon a…

  • A Place for Inquiry, A Place for Wonder

    A Place for Inquiry, A Place for Wonder
    av William Robbins

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710193

    The H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest is a slice of classic Oregon: due east of Eugene in the Cascade Mountains, the Andrews Forest comprises almost 16,000 acres of the Lookout Creek watershed. The landscape is steep, with hills and deep valleys and…

  • Tongass

    Tongass
    av Kathie Durbin

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710568

    Set in Alaska's coastal rain forest, Tongass is a story by turns dismaying and inspiring, of greed, courage, bare-knuckles politics, and the fate of a remote, wild, beautiful land. After World War II, the U.S. government lured two pulp companies to…

  • Refusing War, Affirming Peace

    Refusing War, Affirming Peace
    av Jeffrey Kovac

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715754

    One of the untold stories of America's World War II experience belongs to the thousands who refused military service for reasons of conscience, instead serving their country through non-military alternate service. Refusing War, Affirming Peace offer…

  • The Fleas of the Pacific Northwest

    The Fleas of the Pacific Northwest
    av Robert E. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870713552

    "Journal paper no. J-12183 of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Ames, Iowa. Project no. 2581"--T.p. verso.

  • Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington

    Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington
    av Cindy Talbott Roche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719592

    Field Guide to the Grasses of Oregon and Washington is an illustrated guide to all 365 species, subspecies, and varieties of grasses-both native and introduced-that grow wild in Oregon and Washington. It also has broad applicability in neighboring s…

  • Happy Valley

    Happy Valley
    av Anne Monroe

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715068

    A stylishly written novel depicting the struggles of homesteading in eastern Oregon.

  • Happy Valley

    Happy Valley
    av Anne Monroe

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715075

    A stylishly written novel depicting the struggles of homesteading in eastern Oregon.

  • Common Insect and Mite Gall of Westren Oregon

    Common Insect and Mite Gall of Westren Oregon
    av Hiram Larew

    Häftad - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710551

  • Place Matters

    Place Matters
    av Dawn J. Wright

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710575

    Although the ocean provides living space for about 97 percent of life on Earth, less than 5 percent of the ocean below the surface has actually been seen, let alone explored. Now, using the geogrpahic information system (GIS), marine scientists are…

  • Earth Rising

    Earth Rising
    av David Oates

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870713576

    An exploration of the ways in which the science of ecology has provided a basis for a contemporary worldview that combines an intuitive sense of wholeness with the validation of scientific truth.

  • Earth Rising

    Earth Rising
    av David Oates

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870713583

    An exploration of the ways in which the science of ecology has provided a basis for a contemporary worldview that combines an intuitive sense of wholeness with the validation of scientific truth.

  • Wading for Bugs

    Wading for Bugs
    av Judith L. Li

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716089

    Nearly two dozen aquatic biologists share their memorable encounters with stream insects in "Wading for Bugs." The writings in "Wading for Bugs" let readers to experience ? through the eyes of the scientists ? what it's like to study stream insects…

  • The People's School

    The People's School
    av William Robbins

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870718984

    The People's School is a comprehensive history of Oregon State University, placing the institution's story in the context of state, regional, national, and international history. Rather than organizing the narrative around institutional presidencies…

  • The People's School

    The People's School
    av William Robbins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719257

    The People's School is a comprehensive history of Oregon State University, placing the institution's story in the context of state, regional, national, and international history. Rather than organizing the narrative around presidencies, historian Wi…

  • Clean Water, 2nd Ed: An Introduction to Water Quality and Water Pollution Control

    Clean Water, 2nd Ed: An Introduction to Water Quality and Water Pollution Control
    av Kenneth M. Vigil

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870714986

  • Ethnobotany of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians

    Ethnobotany of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians
    av Patricia Whereat-Phillips

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870718526

    Myrtlewood is most often thought of as beautiful wood for woodworking, but to Native people on the southern Oregon coast it was an important source of food. The roasted nuts taste like bitter chocolate, coffee, and burnt popcorn. The roots of Skunk…

  • Finding the River

    Finding the River
    av Jeff Crane

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716072

    In 1992 landmark federal legislation called for the removal of two dams from the Elwha River to restore salmon runs. Jeff Crane dives into the debate over development and ecological preservation in "Finding the River, " presenting a long-term enviro…

  • Public Lands, Public Debates

    Public Lands, Public Debates
    av Miller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716591

    The subject of historic struggle and contemporary dispute, public lands in the United States are treasured spaces. In Public Lands, Public Debates, environmental historian Char Miller explores the history of conservation thinking and the development…

  • Two Paths Toward Sustainable Forests

    Two Paths Toward Sustainable Forests
    av Bruce Shindler

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715617

    In recent decades, new scientific information has transformed our understanding of forest ecosystems, driving forest policy changes in both Canada and the United States. The extraction-oriented policies that dominated forest management for more than…

  • American Nature Writing 1999

    American Nature Writing 1999
    av John A. Murray

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715501

    Now in its sixth year, this acclaimed series has become a leading showcase for contemporary nature writing. The annual collections present the best of the genre, highlighting both new and distinguished voices. With this volume, American Nature Writi…

  • The Eclipse I Call Father

    The Eclipse I Call Father
    av David Axelrod

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719691

    In The Eclipse I Call Father: Essays on Absence, David Axelrod recalls a balmy night in May 1970 when he vowed to allow no one and nothing he loves to pass from this life without praise, even if it meant praising the most bewildering losses. In each…

  • Historical Biogeography, Plate Tectonics, and the Changing Environment

    Historical Biogeography, Plate Tectonics, and the Changing Environment
    av A.J. Gray

    Inbunden - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870711763

  • The Oregon Weather Book

    The Oregon Weather Book
    av George Taylor

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870714672

    A comprehensive, fact-filled resource for anyone who watches, studies, enjoys, or simply endures Oregon weather, this book offers a history of major weather events and a guide to the forces that shape our climate.

  • Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies

    Life Histories of Cascadia Butterflies
    av David G. James

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716263

    David G. James and David Nunnallee present the life histories of the virtually all of the 158 butterfly species occurring in southern British Columbia, Washington, northern Idaho, and northern Oregon in exceptional and riveting detail for the first…

  • Northwest Voices

    Northwest Voices

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719639

    The Pacific Northwest has long been a linguistically-rich area, yet few books are devoted its unique linguistic heritage. The essays collected in Northwest Voices examine the historical background of the Pacific Northwest, the contributions of Indig…

  • Marie Equi

    Marie Equi
    av Michael Helquist

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715952

    Marie Equi explores the fiercely independent life of an extraordinary woman. Born of Italian-Irish parents in 1872, Marie Equi endured childhood labor in a gritty Massachusetts textile mill before fleeing to an Oregon homestead with her first longti…

  • Propagation of Pacific Northwest Native Plants

    Propagation of Pacific Northwest Native Plants
    av Robin Rose

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870714283

    Propagation of Pacific Northwest Native Plants, the first publication of its kind, provides propagation information on nearly one hundred and forty native plants. Designed for use by both nursery professionals and home gardeners, this working manual…

  • Dangerous Subjects

    Dangerous Subjects
    av Kenneth R. Coleman

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719042

    Dangerous Subjects describes the life and times of James D. Saules, a black sailor who was shipwrecked off the coast of Oregon and settled there in 1841. Before landing in Oregon, Saules traveled the world as a whaleman in the South Pacific and late…

  • Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810-1813

    Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River, 1810-1813
    av Alexander Ross

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715280

    A vivid historical account of John Jacob Astor's Pacific Fur Company and the battle for furs and empire waged in the Oregon Country.

  • Cohassett Beach Chronicles

    Cohassett Beach Chronicles
    av Klancy de Nevers

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870713989

    Early in 1941 the Grays Harbor Post, in Aberdeen, Washington, introduced its readers to "The Kitchen Critic, " a new column chronicling life in nearby Cohassett Beach. By the end of the year the U.S. was at war, and columnist Kathy Hogan's weekly di…

  • River of Life, Channel of Death

    River of Life, Channel of Death
    av Keith Petersen

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870714962

    Keith Petersen's award-winning history of the lower Snake River dams chronicles the bitter conflict between the Northwest's most potent symbols -- fish and dams. Taking a balanced approach to this contentious issue, Petersen deftly traces the deep h…

  • City Limits

    City Limits
    av David Oates

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710957

    Reflections on the politics and culture of place, inspired by the author's walk along the entirety of Portland, Oregon's 260+ mile Urban Growth Boundary, through neighborhoods, forests, mountain trails, vineyards, and wide-open wheat fields.

  • The Unforgiving Coast

    The Unforgiving Coast
    av David Grover

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870715419

    The Northwest coast can be as deadly as it is beautiful, as demonstrated by the hundreds of shipwrecks that have occurred in these waters. This fascinating book chronicles nine of the most dramatic maritime disasters of the twentieth century and unc…

  • Wet Engine

    Wet Engine
    av Brian Doyle

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870716539

    In this poignant and startlingly original book, Brian Doyle examines the heart as a physical organ-how it is supposed to work, how surgeons try to fix it when it doesn't-and as a metaphor: the seat of the soul, the power house of the body, the essen…

  • Son of Amity

    Son of Amity
    av Peter Nathaniel Malae

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719455

    Three lives in ruin intersect in the small Oregon town of Amity: Pika, a half-Samoan ex-con from California, seeks to deliver justice to his sister's rapist; Michael, a five-tour Iraq War Marine, faces the cracked mirror of his own embattled soul; a…

  • Birds of Washington

    Birds of Washington
    av Terence R. Wahl

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870710490

    Terence R. Wahl, William Tweit, and Steven G. Mlodinow is the first comprehensive reference work on the state's birds to be published in more than fifty years.

  • Canyon, Mountain, Cloud

    Canyon, Mountain, Cloud
    av Tyra A. Olstad

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870711022

    Part memoir, part scholarly exploration of the psychological and societal dimensions of "place-creation," Canyon, Mountain, Cloud details the author's experience working and living in several American parks and protected areas: Black Canyon of the G…

  • Beginner's Luck

    Beginner's Luck
    av Malcolm Terence

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870719349

    A clueless big-city guy, dropped out from newspaper work, ends up at a new hippie commune in the mountains in the late 1960s, but his luck holds. As he falls in love with the place, he moves into the local community, where people have a checkered op…

  • Outsiders in a Promised Land

    Outsiders in a Promised Land
    av Dale Siden

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870717789

    Outsiders in a Promised Land explores the role that religious activists have played in shaping the culture of the Pacific Northwest, particularly in Washington and Oregon, from the middle of the 19th century onward. The region's earliest settlers ca…