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Summary: Follows a wayward California brown pelican from her "arrest" on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from there explores pelicans' nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PEL

Henze, Eric

Summary: The seven most amazing national parks within the Southwest United States are covered in full within these pages; from what to do, where to stay and dining options, both inside the parks and nearby. All surrounding national monuments and state parks are also described in detail. "A Complete Guide.." is packed with maps, pictures, tips, stories, and we dare say, fun! This book has something for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gone Beyond Guides 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 NAT

Summary: In 1851, word spread of California’s beautiful Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wished to exploit the land for commercial gain as well as those who wished to keep it pristine. This episode relates how a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir made protecting this land a spiritual calling. In 1864, Congress passed an act that protects Yosemite from commercial development—the first time in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Sainsbury, Brendan

Summary: From snowcapped mountains and pristine valleys to shimmering lakes and glittering glaciers, few places on Earth can match Banff, Jasper and Glacier when it comes to sky-topping scenery. Oliver Berry, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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McRae, W. C.

Summary: Seasoned travel writers W.C. McRae and Judy Jewell offer an in-depth look at the national parks of southeastern Utah, from the awe-inspiring sandstone cliffs of Zion to the otherworldly rock formations of Arches. The authors provide suggestions for great trip ideas, such as the Best of Southern Utah's National Parks and Standing High: The Best Vistas. Packed with information on dining,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2015

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Corwin, Jeff.

Summary: Budding naturalists Lucy, Benjamin, and Gabe camp in the Gila National Forest in New Mexico, and travel to White Sands National Monument and Carlsbad Caverns, exploring their environment and becoming Junior Rangers along the way.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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Summary: Ten-disc expanded edition of National Geographic's National parks collection that explores the natural history and wildlife of America's national parks.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.3 NAT

Pierce, Daniel S.

Summary: "In this book, Daniel S. Pierce examines land use in the Smokies over the centuries, describing the pageant of peoples who have inhabited these mountains and then focusing on the twentieth-century movement to create a national park." "Drawing on previously unexplored archival materials, Pierce presents the most balanced account available of the development of the park. He tells how park...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Tennessee Press 2000

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Benchwick, Greg

Summary: Amid dramatic red rock, wild desert and bizarre hoodoo formations lie Zion and Bryce Canyon. Whether you want to zigzag up the Angels Landing trail, snap a photo under a towering arch at sunset or have a road-trip adventure, gear up with this top-selling guide to southern Utah's national parks.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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Hall, Margaret

Summary: Introduces Carlsbad Caverns National Park, describing the caves, the plants and animals that live in or near the park and caves, and the ways visitors can explore the park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heinemann Library 2006

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.942 HAL

Hansen, Grace

Summary: "Great Smoky Mountains National Park, located in North Carolina and Tennessee, is known for the grand amount of plants and animals that thrive there (more than 10,00 species!). Readers will learn about when it officially became a national park, who was involved, the park's climate, and plants and animals that are commonly found there."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Kids 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 976 HAN

Spalding, Maddie

Summary: "More than 10 million people each year visit the land named for the fog that often wraps around its mountain peaks. Great Smoky Mountains National Park explores the park, including its geology, plant and animal life, the peoples who have called it home, and its main attractions. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J973.79 NAT

Graf, Mike.

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Summary: Describes the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, including its location, history, animals and plants, weather, and activities people can do while visiting the park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Books 2003

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Quammen, David

Summary: Best-selling author David Quammen takes readers on a breathtaking journey through America's most inspiring and imperilled ecosystem - Yellowstone National Park. Filled with amazing images captured by eight National Geographic photographers over an extensive two year deployment in the park, it is unlike any Yellowstone book before it. Yellowstone's storied past, rich ecosystem and dynamic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910 QUA

Leroy, Margaret.

Summary: While her husband is away in the army, Vivienne de la Mare, living in a farmhouse on World War II-occupied Guernsey in the Channel Island with her two daughters and mother-in-law, falls in love with a German officer and must make a difficult decision that could tear her family apart.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion/Voice 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LER

Hempstead, Andrew

Summary: Canada resident and avid outdoorsman Andrew Hempstead offers his firsthand advice on experiencing the Canadian Rockies, from rafting on the Bow River and hiking Lake O'Hara to staying in a remote log cabin. Hempstead includes unique trip ideas, such as A Week Under the Stars and Exploring the Canadian Rockies with Children. Complete with details on escaping the crowds at Lake Louise, viewing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel 2018

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Williams, Brenda Wheeler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Midwest Field area, National Park Service 1996

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 977.4635 SLE
1 available in Reference, Call number: NEL 977.4635 SLE

Summary: Yellowstone National Park is known as the enduring wonder. With its vast forests and magical hot springs, it is a treasure unlike any other Park. Yosemite National Park's valley, which has been gouged by glaciers and water, features magnificent waterfalls like Bridalveil and mountains of majesty such as Three Brothers. The Grand Canyon's ruby and gold layers of granite and limestone tell a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917 AME

McAlpine, Ken

Contents: Santa Rosa Island -- Crosses in the sand -- Anacapa Island -- A sequoia in the desert -- San Miguel Island -- Almost famous -- Santa Barbara Island -- Lunch in Beverly Hills -- Santa Cruz Island -- The world to come.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Trumpeter 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.94 MCA

Skurzynski, Gloria.

Summary: While lost in a tunnel at Carlsbad Cavern, thirteen-year-old Jack, eleven-year-old Ashley, and their eight-year-old foster brother, Sam, think bats and darkness are their worst problems, until they stumble across thieves.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic Society 2002

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1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC SKU

Barnes, Christine

Summary: Includes Old Faithful Inn: Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming ; The Ahwahnee: Yosemite National Park, California ; Paradise Inn: Mount Rainier National Park, Washington State ; Timberline Lodge: Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon ; Oregon Caves Chateau: Oregon Caves National Monument, Oregon ; Crater Lake Lodge: Crater Lake National Park, Oregon ; El Tovar: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona ;...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. West 2002

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720 BAR

Tunstall, Tricia.

Summary: "When twenty-eight-year-old Gustavo Dudamel ascended the podium at the Hollywood Bowl for his inaugural concert as conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, he immediately captivated the hearts of his audience and the minds of critics, who designated him a modern-day Leonard Bernstein. In this beautifully woven narrative, the young maestro's story becomes the entry point to an equally...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 780.71 TUN

Kohn, Beth

Summary: Yosemite and neighboring Sequoia & Kings Canyon occupy the most spectacular region of one of the most spectacular mountain ranges on the planet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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Gould, Stephen Jay.

Summary: Explains why the diversity of the Burgess Shale is important in understanding our past and evolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 1989

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 560.9 GOU