Entering the Watershed
A New Approach To Save America's River Ecosystems

Entering the Watershed is the product of a two-year project established by the Pacific Rivers Council to develop new federal riverine protection and restoration policy alternatives. It recommends a comprehensive new approach to river protection...

504 pages
6 x 9

The Dispersion Of Seeds And Other Late Natural History Writings

Henry D. Thoreau; Edited by Bradley P. Dean; Foreword by Gary Paul Nabhan

Faith in a Seed contains the hitherto unpublished work The Dispersion of Seeds, one of Henry D. Thoreau's last important research and writing projects, and now his first new book to appear in 125 years.

With the remarkable clarity and grace...

301 pages
7 x 9.25

The Biophilia Hypothesis

"Biophilia" is the term coined by Edward O. Wilson to describe what he believes is humanity's innate affinity for the natural world. In his landmark book Biophilia, he examined how our tendency to focus on life and lifelike processes might...

496 pages
6 x 9
6 illustrations

Defining Sustainable Forestry

Before the transition in forestry can be made from conventional approaches of the past century to the ecosystem approach of the next, a consensus must be reached on the meaning of "sustainable forestry." Defining Sustainable Forestry...

341 pages
6 x 9

Searching Out the Headwaters
Change And Rediscovery In Western Water Policy

To the uninitiated, water policy seems a complicated, hypertechnical, and incomprehensible subject: a tangle of engineering jargon and legalese surrounding a complex, delicate, and interrelated structure. Decisions concerning the public's waters...

253 pages
6 x 9

Renewable Resource Policy
The Legal-Institutional Foundations

Renewable Resource Policy is a comprehensive volume covering the history, laws, and important national policies that affect renewable resource management. The author traces the history of renewable natural resource policy and management in...

572 pages
6 x 9

The Clean Water Act 20 Years Later

This volume explores the issues associated with the complex subject of water quality protection in an assessment of the successes and failures of the Clean Water Act over the past twenty years. In addition to examining traditional indicators of...

333 pages
6 x 9

Islands at the Edge of Time
A Journey To America's Barrier Islands

Islands at the Edge of Time is the story of one man's captivating journey along America's barrier islands from Boca Chica, Texas, to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Weaving in and out along the coastlines of Texas, Louisiana,...

240 pages
6 x 9

Saving All the Parts
Reconciling Economics And The Endangered Species Act

Saving All the Parts is a journalist's exploration of the intertwining of endangered species protection and the economic future of resource dependent communities -- those with local economies based on fishing, logging, ranching, mining...

280 pages
6 x 9