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Winchester, Simon

Summary: Land--whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city--is central to our existence. Simon Winchester examines what we human beings are doing, and have done, with the billions of acres that together make up the solid surface of our planet.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 333.3 WIN

Redniss, Lauren

Summary: Oak Flat tells the story of a race-against-time struggle for a swath of American land, which pits one of the poorest communities in the United States against the federal government and two of the world's largest mining conglomerates. The book follows the fortunes of two families with profound connections to the contested site: the Nosies, an Apache family whose teenage daughter is an activist...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 970.5 RED

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 970.5 RED

Ashwood, Loka L.

Summary: "The right to farm, by name, is essential to the survival of us all as growers and eaters. Since the late 1970s, states across the nation have adopted so-titled right-to-farm laws to limit nuisance suits loosely related to agriculture. But since their adoption, there has yet to be a comprehensive analysis of what these laws do and who they benefit, not just what their title suggests. In the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.7304 ASH

Contents: Overview of zoning and planning / Gerald A. Fisher -- Preparing and presenting a land use case to a municipality / Joseph F. Galvin, Alan M. Greene, Stephen R. Estey -- Customary land use approvals : rezonings, special land use approval, and site plan approval / Gregory K. Need -- Flexible land use approvals / Gerald A. Fisher -- Dividing the land / Alan M. Greene, Stephen R. Estey -- ...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Institute of Continuing Legal Education 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 346.044 FIS

Lassieur, Allison

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: This encyclopedia offers readers the chance to explore the 63 national parks in the United States and its territories. Alongside photos of the parks, the text highlights each park's history, points of interest, and things to do. Features include glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Encyclopedias, an imprint of Abdo Reference 2023

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