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Bertagna, Julie

Summary: An introduction to the life and achievements of the environmentalist describes his boyhood in Scotland, his global explorations, and his role in inspiring important conservation movements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yosemite Conservancy 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 MUI

Lasky, Kathryn.

Summary: A biography of John Muir, naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club, whose travels, speeches and writings led directly to the creation of the Yosemite National Park in 1890 and other national parks that followed. From the meadows of Scotland to the farms of Wisconsin, from the swamps of Florida to the Alaskan tundra, John Muir loved the land. Born in 1838, he was a writer, a scholar, an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Muir

Gessner, David

Summary: Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists--from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches--braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West. What is...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 978 GES

McCommons, James

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "In 1906 George Shiras III (1859-1942) published a series of remarkable nighttime photographs in National Geographic. Taken with crude equipment, the black-and-white photographs featured leaping whitetail deer, a beaver gnawing on a tree, and a snowy owl perched along the shore of a lake in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The pictures, stunning in detail and composition, celebrated American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of New Mexico Press 2019

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Kukla, Lauren

Summary: "All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. Jack Hanna improves conditions for zoo animals. He teaches the world about wildlife and protects their habitats. Look inside to follow Hanna on his journey to become an animal expert. Then explore the rest of the Awesome Animal Heroes series to meet other animal champions who dedicated their lives to making a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Super Sandcastle, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2017

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Egan, Timothy.

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Summary: Narrates the struggles of the overmatched rangers against the implacable fire of August, 1910, and Teddy Roosevelt's pioneering conservation efforts that helped turn public opinion permanently in favor of the forests, though it changed the mission of the forest service with consequences felt in the fires of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ROOSEVELT, THEODORE EGA

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roosevelt 2009

Brinkley, Douglas

Summary: Douglas Brinkley's Wilderness Warrior celebrated Theodore Roosevelt's spirit of outdoor exploration and bold vision. Now Brinkley turns his attention to another indefatigable environmental leader--Theodore's distant cousin Franklin Delano Roosevelt--chronicling his essential yet undersung legacy as the founder of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the premier protector of America's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.917 BRI

Leopold, Aldo

Summary: A Sand County almanac is often hailed as a foundational work of the modern environmental movement. Here, it is paired with over fifty other pieces by Leopold: uncollected articles, essays, speeches, and other writings that chart the evolution of his ideas over the course of three decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 508.73 LEO

Summary: Often called the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson rocked the world in 1962 with her book Silent Spring, which warned the American public of the impact of pesticides on the environment and unleashed an extraordinary national debate about science and safety. At the center of that firestorm stood Ms. Carson, a strong, intensely private woman who balanced her love of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Muir, John

Contents: The story of my boyhood and youth -- A thousand mile walk to the Gulf -- My first summer in the Sierra -- Travels in Alaska -- Stickeen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Canongate Classics 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUIR, JOHN MUI

Gessner, David

Summary: "Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, ... nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 978 GES

Egan, Timothy.

Summary: The unfogettable story of America's worst inferno and Teddy Roosevelt's triumphant struggle to save the American forest.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2009

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 973.911 EGA

Humes, Edward.

Summary: The story of the remarkable visionaries who have quietly dedicated their lives and their fortunes to saving the planet from ecological destruction. While many people remain paralyzed by the scope of Earth's environmental woes, eco barons--a new and largely unheralded generation of Rockefellers and Carnegies--are having spectacular success saving forests and wildlands, pulling endangered species...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333.72 HUM

Clayton, John

Summary: John Muir, the most famous naturalist in American history, protected Yosemite, co-founded the Sierra Club, and is sometimes called the Father of the National Parks. A poor immigrant, self-taught, individualistic, and skeptical of institutions, his idealistic belief in the spiritual benefits of holistic natural systems led him to a philosophy of preserving wilderness unimpaired. Gifford Pinchot...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.092 Clayton 2019

Brinkley, Douglas.

Summary: An extraordinary and timeless biography that looks at the influence the natural world played on Theodore Roosevelt. Evaluates Theodore Roosevelt's role in launching modern conservationsim, identifying the contributions of such influences as James Audubon and John Muir while describing how Roosevelt's exposure to natural wonders in his early life shaped his environmental values.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 Bri

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Roosevelt 2009

Taliaferro, John

Summary: "Before Rachel Carson, there was George Bird Grinnell -- the man whose prophetic vision did nothing less than launch American conservation. George Bird Grinnell, the son of a New York merchant, saw a different future for a nation in the thrall of the Industrial Age. With railroads scarring virgin lands and the formerly vast buffalo herds decimated, the country faced a crossroads: Could it...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRINNELL, GEORGE BIRD TAL

Backes, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Minnesota Press 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OLSON, SIGURD BAC

LaBastille, Anne.

Summary: An account of the author's move into the woods of the Adirondacks and of her life as a consultant and conservationist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 LAB

Muir, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508.74 MUI

Worster, Donald

Summary: A definitive biography traces the life of John Muir from his boyhood in Scotland up to his death on the eve of World War I and offers important insights into the passionate nature of America's first great conservationist and founder of the Sierra Club.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MUIR, JOHN WOR

Muir, John

Summary: "In a lifetime of exploration, writing, and passionate political activism, John Muir made himself America's most eloquent spokesman for the mystery and majesty of the wilderness. A crucial figure in the creation of our national parks system and a visionary prophet of environmental awareness, he was also a master of natural description who evoked with unique power and intimacy the untrammeled...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 508 MUI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 508.74 MUI

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1 available in Adult, Call number: SC Muir

Horn, Miriam

Summary: Traces the conservation movement by ranchers, farmers, river workers, and fishermen who in spite of separating themselves from political environmentalism are helping to restore and protect America's grasslands, wildlife, wetlands, and oceans.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 333 HOR

Rabinowitz, Alan

Summary: Alan loves animals, but the great cat house at the Bronx Zoo makes him sad. Why are they all alone in bare cages? More than anything, he wants to be their champion--their voice--but he stutters uncontrollably. Except when he talks to animals. Then he is fluent. Follow the life of Dr. Alan Rabinowitz as he searches for his voice and fulfills a promise to speak for animals, and people, who cannot...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: JE CD Rabinowitz 2014

Rabinowitz, Alan

Summary: The renowned cat conservationist reflects on his early childhood struggles with a speech disorder, describing how he only spoke fluently when he was communicating with animals and how he resolved at a young age to find his voice to be their advocate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 RAB

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 RAB

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Rabinowitz 2014