Books

Shading Our Cities
A Resource Guide For Urban And Community Forests

American Forestry Association; Edited by Gary Moll and Sara Ebenreck; Foreword by Dale Robertson

Shading Our Cities is a handbook to help neighborhood groups, local officials, and city planners develop urban forestry projects, not only to beautify their cities, but also to reduce energy demand, improve air quality, protect water...

349 pages
6 x 9

The Poisoned Well
New Strategies For Groundwater Protection

Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund

The Poisoned Well offers vital strategies for citizens, community organizations, and public officials who want to fight the battle against pollutants.

436 pages
6 x 9

Rush to Burn
Solving America's Garbage Crisis?

One day in March 1987, a barge from Islip, Long Island was evicted from Morehead City, North Carolina, after trying to unload the mountains of trash on its decks. More than five months from the time it began its trip, the unwelcome barge, and it'...

281 pages
6 x 9

Challenge of Global Warming

Natural Resources Defense Council; Edited by Dean E. Abrahamson; Foreword by Timothy Wirth

Challenge of Global Warming examines the causes and effects of global climate change.

376 pages
6 x 9

Crossroads
Environmental Priorities For The Future

Edited by Peter Borrelli

The environmental movement today is at a critical crossroads. Crossroads: Environmental Priorities for the Future is an in-depth assessment of the movement's successes and failures, and also offers prescriptions for the future. It includes...

353 pages
6 x 9

From The Land
Articles Compiled From The Land 1941-1954

Edited by Nancy Pittman

Begun in 1941 as an outgrowth of Friends of the Land, the journal The Land was an attempt by editor Russell Lord to counteract -- through education, information, and inspiration -- the rampant abuse of soil, water, trees and rivers. But...

491 pages
6 x 9

Grass Productivity

Grass Productivity is a prodigiously documented textbook of scientific information concerning every aspect of management "where the cow and grass meet." Andre Voisin's "rational grazing" method maximizes productivity in both grass and...

370 pages
6 x 9
40 photos, 35 illustrations

The Sierra Nevada
A Mountain Journey

This book presents a natural history of the Sierra Nevada that brings the land, the people, and the surrounding communities to life.

339 pages
6 x 9

Our Common Lands
Defending The National Parks

Edited by David J. Simon; Foreword by Joseph L. Sax

This accessible book explains the complexities of key environmental laws and how they can be used to protect our national parks. It includes discussions of successful and unsuccessful attempts to use the laws and how the courts have interpreted...

582 pages
6 x 9

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