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Summary: Alan Rabinowitz is a renowned Wildlife Conservation Society biologist who pursues the elusive jaguar, and races against time to create safe havens for these feared and respected predators while battling his own illness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Questar Entertainment 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV IN

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

Kisner, Adrienne

Summary: "Seventeen-year-old Laurel Graham has a singular, all-consuming ambition in this life: become the most renowned nature photographer and birder in the world. The first step to birding domination is to win the junior nature photographer contest run by prominent Fauna magazine. Winning runs in her blood -- her beloved activist and nature-loving grandmother placed when she was a girl. One day Gran...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel & Friends 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KIS

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

McDaniel, Jequita Potts

Summary: Introduces Mardy Murie's life of wilderness preservation, which included helping to create Grand Teton National Park and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and encourages caring for the land and the trees and the air, as Mardy Murie did.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taylor Trade 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction McDaniel 2010

Frydenborg, Kay.

Summary: Traces the work of two wildlife veterinarians who protect and chart the lives of Assateague Island's wild horses, describing their shared efforts to balance the horses' ecosystem and raise awareness.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 599.6655 FRY

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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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

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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Fankhouser, Kris

Summary: "A biography on the Kenyan activist and environmentalist Wangari Muta Maathai"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book, Inc. 2018

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

Napoli, Donna Jo

Summary: The story of Wangari Maathai, who in 1977 founded the Green Belt Movement, an African grassroots organization, and in 2004 was the first African woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2010

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

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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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

Sheldrick, Daphne Jenkins

Summary: A conservationist who has dedicated her life to saving orphan elephants in Africa describes her relationships with her late husband, Tsavo Park warden David Sheldrick, and a host of animals, including the majestic elephant, Eleanor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 SHE

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2018

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

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

Egan, Timothy.

1 hold on 2 copies

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

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

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 508.73 LEO

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

Ray, Mary Lyn.

Summary: A man harvests and sells a bountiful crop of pumpkins so that he will be able to preserve the field from developers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1992

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E RAY

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

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