Roadside Use of Native Plants

Edited by Bonnie Harper-Lore and Maggie Wilson

Originally published by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Office of Natural Environment to promote the planting and care of native plants along highway rights-of-way, this unique handbook...

665 pages
5.5 x 8.5

All the Wild and Lonely Places
Journeys In A Desert Landscape

Lawrence Hogue

"All the wild and lonely places, the mountain springs are called now. They were not lonely or wild places in the past days. They were the homes of my people." --Chief Francisco Patencio, the Cahuilla of Palm Springs The Anza-Borrego...

256 pages
6 x 9

Alien Species in North America and Hawaii

The world is in the midst of an ecological explosion with devastating implications. Thousands of species of microbes, plants, and animals are being introduced, both deliberately and inadvertently, to new land areas, seas, and freshwaters. In...

400 pages
6 x 9

The Business of Sustainable Forestry Case Study - Pursuit of Innovation
The Pursuit Of Innovation

Jeff Romm

This case study supports the concept that sustainable forestry is a process of adaptive leaarning that depends upon spontaneous innovation, investment, and institutional reform.

9 pages
9 x 11

The Business of Sustainable Forestry Case Study - Menominee
Menominee Tribal Enterprises Sustainable Forestry To Improve Forest Health And Create Jobs

Catherine M. Mater

"The Menominee Tribe has lived in northeast Wisconsin and on Michigan's Upper Peninsula for generations, where ancestral tribal lands once encompassed more than 10 million acres. Following several treaties and land cessions, the...

19 pages
9 x 11

The Business of Sustainable Forestry Case Study - Vernon Forestry
Vernon Forestry Log Sorting For Profit

Scott M. Mater and Catherine M. Mater

In 1990, with the forests of British Columbia the focus of economic, environmental, and social conflict over resource management, British Columbia's Ministry of Forests established the British Columbia Forest Resources Commission. At the time the...

12 pages
9 x 11

Restoring Streams in Cities
A Guide for Planners, Policymakers, and Citizens

Conventional engineering solutions to problems of flooding and erosion are extremely destructive to natural environments. Restoring Streams in Cities presents viable alternatives to traditional practices that can be used both to repair...

448 pages
7 x 10

The Once and Future Forest
A Guide To Forest Restoration Strategies

Leslie Sauer; Foreword by Ian L. McHarg

Developed by the pioneering landscape design firm of Andropogon Associates, world-renowned for their innovative approach to integrating environmental protection and restoration with landscape architecture and design, The Once and Future Forest...

400 pages
7 x 10

Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan

IUCN/SSC Conifer Specialist Group

 Conifers are one of the world's most important resources of timber. If managed wisely and used sustainably, these resources will provide wood for a multitude of purposes, virtually indefinitely. Additional products include resins and...

130 pages
8.5 x 10.8

Placing Nature
Culture And Landscape Ecology

Edited by Joan Nassauer

Landscape ecology is a widely influential approach to looking at ecological function at the scale of landscapes, and accepting that human beings powerfully affect landscape pattern and function. It goes beyond investigation of pristine...

202 pages
11 x 8.5


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