The Singing Wilderness The Singing Wilderness Sigurd F. Olson 1997 Fall
A long-awaited paperback edition of this classic bestseller.
The Lonely Land The Lonely Land Sigurd F. Olson 1997 Fall
A thrilling tale of white-water adventure, now in paper for the first time.
Runes of the North Runes of the North Sigurd F. Olson 1997 Fall
Olson’s spiritual reflections on the northern wilderness, now available in paper for the first time.
Ecocritique: Contesting the Politics of Nature, Economy, and Culture Ecocritique Contesting the Politics of Nature, Economy, and Culture Timothy W. Luke 1997 Fall
A critical analysis of environmental organizations and discourses.
The Lie of the Land: Migrant Workers and the California Landscape The Lie of the Land Migrant Workers and the California Landscape Don Mitchell 1996 Spring
A hard-hitting look at the story behind California's famous scenery.
Beyond Sovereign Territory: The Space of Ecopolitics Beyond Sovereign Territory The Space of Ecopolitics Thom Kuehls 1996 Spring
An ecological critique of political thought that insists on the centrality of ethics.
Landscape Approaches in Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Landscape Approaches in Mammalian Ecology and Conservation William Z. Lidicker Jr., Editor 1995 Fall
This book explores the latest ideas about landscapes as they apply to mammalian ecology and conservation. The contributors examine the contributions of mammalian field studies and experimental model systems to landscape ecology, and then present data on the use of such experimental protocols. With its international perspective and its incisive coverage, this volume will be an essential resource for anyone concerned with mammalian and landscape ecology. Contributors: Gary W. Barrett, J. A. Bissonette, Sim Broekhuizen, Jay E. Diffendorfer, Michael S. Gaines, Lennart Hansson, Steven J. Harper, Robert D. Holt, M. Kozakiewicz, William F. Laurance, H. Gray Merriam, Tarja Oksanen, John D. Peles, M. Schneider, N. Slade, J. Szacki.
Minnesota’s Natural Heritage (First Edition): An Ecological Perspective Minnesota’s Natural Heritage (First Edition) An Ecological Perspective John R. Tester 1995 Fall
Wild Ideas Wild Ideas David Rothenberg, Editor 1995 Fall
A new view of what’s “wild,” and a new path for environmentalism.
Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley and Anoka Sandplain: A Guide to Native Habitats Minnesota’s St. Croix River Valley and Anoka Sandplain A Guide to Native Habitats Daniel S. Wovcha, Barbara C. Delaney and Gerda E. Nordquist 1995 Spring
Offers a fascinating landscape history of this six county region in east-central Minnesota, including detailed descriptions of the 39 varieties of native habitats which still exist there. The region includes the counties of Anoka, Chisago, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington. All of the data is summarized and interpreted to provide a convenient guide for anyone interested in the natural history of the region, including landowners seeking more information on a forest or prairie on their land, persons interested in visiting native habitats in the region, government planners and resource managers, and high school biology classes. A set of five companion color wall maps is available separately.
Amphibians and Reptiles Native to Minnesota Amphibians and Reptiles Native to Minnesota Barney Oldfield and John J. Moriarty 1994 Fall
The only guide to amphibians and reptiles of the Upper Midwest-includes maps and aids to identification for the amateur.
Unstable Frontiers: Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS Unstable Frontiers Technomedicine and the Cultural Politics of “Curing” AIDS John Nguyet Erni 1994 Fall
John Erni gives a hopeful view of how we might challenge the way scientists, healers, and the mass media look at the task of treating AIDS.
Urban Wildlife Habitats: A Landscape Perspective Urban Wildlife Habitats A Landscape Perspective Lowell W. Adams 1994 Spring
In this first book-length study of the subject, Adams reviews the impact of urban and suburban growth on natural plant and animal communities and reveals how, with appropriate landscape planning and urban development, cities and towns can be made more accommodating for a wide diversity of species, including our own.
Freshwater Marshes: Ecology and Wildlife Management Freshwater Marshes Ecology and Wildlife Management Milton W. Weller 1994 Spring
In this updated third edition, Weller describes the components of the freshwater marsh-its annual and seasonal dynamics as affected by rainfall cycles and the plant and animal population's response to such changes. Weller discusses how such wetland areas are managed for wildlife populations and diversity, and how such processes can be used in wetland conservation and restoration. He considers the impact society has on wetlands and offers conservation goals for freshwater wetland complexes. Weller broadens the third edition to include an analysis of how prairie wetlands compare in water dynamics with swamps, tidal marshes, and other wetlands. He also expands the discussion of wetland classification, evaluation, mitigation, and restoration, and introduces a new glossary of current wetland terminology.
Global Climates since the Last Glacial Maximum Global Climates since the Last Glacial Maximum H.E. Wright Jr., John E. Kutzbach, Thompson Webb III, William F. Ruddiman, Street-Perrott F. Alayne and Patrick J. Bartlein, Editors 1993 Spring
Summarizes much of the geologic, paleoecologic, and oceanographic evidence for global environmental and climactic changes during the last 18,000 years.
Agriculture, Environment, and Health: Sustainable Development in the 21st Century Agriculture, Environment, and Health Sustainable Development in the 21st Century Vernon W. Ruttan, Editor 1993 Fall
Offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the implications of changes in institutional design and policy reform now underway at the global level. Ultimately, these changes will provide sustainable growth in agricultural production. Particular attention is given to the institutions that conduct research and implement changes in technology and practice in the fields of agriculture and health, as well as those that monitor the changes in resource endowments, the quality of the environment and the health, and productivity of the human resources employed in agricultural production.
Beyond Preservation: Restoring and Inventing Landscapes Beyond Preservation Restoring and Inventing Landscapes A. Dwight Baldwin Jr., Judith De Luce and Carl Pletsch, Editors 1993 Fall
“Bold theses promote controversy: this book is sure to find itself at the center of a philosophical firestorm. Are restoration ecologists ‘Lord Man’ reincarnate? Or are they imaginative visionaries in quest of a Leopoldian rapprochement with the land? The essays herein challenge readers to sharpen their thinking and reconsider their place in a complex ecosocial terrain.” --Max Oelschlaeger “The best book on the subject to date.” --Michael Polan, Harper’s Contributors include Gary W. Barrett, Ann Cline, David L. Gorchov, William Jordan III, G. Stanley Kane, Jack Temple Kirby, Dora G. Lodwick, Orie L. Loucks, Kimberly E. Medley, Constance Pierce, Ellen Price, Frederick Turner, John E. Wierwille, and Gene E. Willeke.
In the Nature of Things: Language, Politics, and the Environment In the Nature of Things Language, Politics, and the Environment Jane Bennett and William Chaloupka, Editors 1993 Fall
Contributors include R. McGreggor Cawley, Romand Coles, William E. Connolly, Jan E. Dizard, Valerie Hartouni, Cheri Lucas Jennings, Bruce H. Jennings, Timothy W. Luke, Shane Phelan, John Rodman, Michael J. Shapiro, and Wade Sikorski.
A Parent’s Guide to Kidney Disorders A Parent’s Guide to Kidney Disorders Glenn H. Bock M.D., Edward J. Ruley M.D. and Michael P. Moore 1993 Spring
The definitive resource guide for families coping with childhood kidney disease.
Vascular Plants of Minnesota: A Checklist and Atlas Vascular Plants of Minnesota A Checklist and Atlas Gerald B. Ownbey and Thomas Morley 1992 Fall
A definitive reference to the 2,010 vascular plant species (ferns, conifers, and flowering plants) currently found in Minnesota.