Howl: of Woman and Wolf by Susan Imhoff Bird
Commemorating twenty years since the wolf’s return to the American West, Howl explores passions and controversies surrounding nature’s most fascinating predator. At a crossroads in her own life, Bird travels the West uncovering both a common love for the land and conflicting beliefs about wildlife among people who work with, for, or near wolves. Unleashed herself, she learns to howl.
Hawks Rest by Gary Ferguson
Originally published a dozen years ago, Hawks Rest
brings the wonder, politics, and wildness of one of our
nation’s most revered national parks to readers everywhere.
With a foreword by Gary Ferguson, this new edition offers fresh insight into the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone and the importance of wilderness preservation in the face of today’s changing climate.
Through the Woods by Gary Ferguson
Join renowned author Gary Ferguson on a journey through the rich beauty of America’s forests as he speaks with people whose lives have become intertwined with the soul of America’s woodlands. This new edition includes an introduction by Ferguson, who reminds us that now, more than ever, kinship with the earth is essential.
The Story of My Heart by Richard Jefferies as rediscovered by Brooke Williams and Terry Tempest Williams
“The Williamses anchor Jefferies’ profound inquiry to our churning world and illuminate their own passionate quests for truth and understanding.”
—BOOKLIST, starred review
Microfarming for Profit: from Garden to Glory by Dave DeWitt
“This useful, entertaining guide gives prospective microfarmers the dirt on realistic essentials for turning a garden into a money–making enterprise…The author advises on such basics as business plans and sales techniques; profiles a range of actual working microfarms, from flowers to killer bees; and relates hilarious stories from his own microfarming.” —PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Wild Rides and Wildflowers: Philosophy and Botany with Bikes by Scott Abbott and Sam Rushforth
Two university professors set out to repeatedly bike the Great Western Trail, observing and writing about its variations with every season. The accounts of their adventures, however, refuse to be limited to flora and fauna. In Wild Rides and Wildflowers, Abbott and Rushforth share their deeply personal explorations of the male psyche, true friendship, biking, and botany.
Facing the Change: Personal Encounters with Global Warming
Edited by Steven Pavlos Holmes
Instead of experts talking at us, this innovative literary collection shares the voices of fellow citizens struggling to make sense of the concrete changes taking place in our world today. Instead of scientific facts and predictions, this book offers personal essays, poems, and short stories expressing what’s going on in people’s lives, hearts, and dreams.
A Bushel’s Worth: An Ecobiography by Kayann Short
From her grandparents’ farms in mid-century North Dakota to her own Stonebridge Farm, a ten-acre, organic, community-supported agricultural farm on the Colorado Front Range today, Kayann Short shows how small-scale, local, organic agriculture can borrow lessons of the past to cultivate sustainable communities for the future in this personal love story of land.
Evolved: Chronicles of a Pleistocene Mind by Maximilian Werner
From which side of the bed you sleep on to where to play a backyard game of hide-and-go-seek, Maximilian Werner examines elements of everyday behavior through the eye-opening lens of evolutionary theory in this memoir-infused nonfiction. Werner applies an intriguingly fresh take to seldom-explored habits of humans and animals alike, guiding readers backward in time to the Pleistocene.