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Keeler, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Native young people and elders pray in sweat lodges at the Océti Sakówin camp, the North Dakota landscape outside blanketed in snow. In Oregon, white men and women in army surplus and western gear, some draped in the American flag, gather in the buildings of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge. The world witnessed two standoffs in 2016: the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's protest against an oil pipeline...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Torrey House Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1197 KEE

McCann, Anthony

Summary: In 2016, a group of armed, divinely inspired right-wing protestors led by Ammon Bundy occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in the high desert of eastern Oregon. Encamped in the shadowlands of the republic, insisting that the Federal government had no right to own public land, the occupiers were seen by a divided country as either dangerous extremists dressed up as cowboys, or as heroes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 MCC

Summary: Vast, wild, and untouched, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is where some of the world's greatest wildlife spectacles unfold. Situated in the northeast corner of Alaska, this refuge has long protected survivors of the Ice Age that still roam a frozen wilderness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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

Summary: Braving Alaska. Ventures to the Alaskan bush where four families are carving out lives for themselves in the tradition of the state's early settlers. Focuses on the daily challenges of surviving in an untamed wilderness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ALA

Summary: Environmentalist Leanne Allison and wildlife biologist Karsten Heuer followed a herd of 120,000 caribou on foot, across 1,500 kilometers of rugged Arctic tundra, from Canada's central Yukon to coastal Alaska (the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) and back again. They wanted to raise awareness of threats to the caribou's survival, if proposed oil and gas development goes ahead in the herd's...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Film Board of Canada 2004

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

Helman, Andrea.

Summary: Teaches children about flora and fauna, featuring color photographs and facts about 23 animals from the refuge, from bearded seals to beluga whales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sasquatch Books 2009

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Summary: Journey with National Geographic to Mozambique's Gorongosa National Park and discover what is being done to bring this African oasis back to its former glory, including perhaps the most ambitious restoration effort ever attempted, with elephants, hippos, and scores of zebra, wildebeest, impala, and buffalo being relocated into the park.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 967.9 AFR

Bissonette, Aimée M.

Summary: "Hallie Morse Daggett loved spending time outdoors, hiking among the tall trees of the forests in California's Siskiyou Mountains. She wasn't afraid of the bears, coyotes, and wildcats. But Hallie was afraid of fire and understood the threat it posed to the forests, wildlife, and people. And more than anything, she wanted to devote her life to protecting her beloved outdoors; she decided she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2021

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

Summary: "Yellowstone is no ordinary wilderness, it is the world's first national park, a lost world of vast plains and endless forests defended on all sides by towering mountains, home to America's last great bison herds, the grizzly bear and realm of the wolf ... Join the charismatic cast of Yellowstone's wildlife as they turn to face the extreme challenges of the seasons ... The daily struggles of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC Worldwide 2009

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Smith, Emma Bland

Summary: "The McNallys are visiting the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge on the border of Georgia and Florida. On a swamp tour, Gavin captures two people trapping baby alligators on video. He and his father set off in kayaks to investigate. Can they notify officials about the poachers in time to save the alligators?"--Page [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spellbound, an imprint of Magic Wagon 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC SMI

Anderson, Jim D.

Summary: Leon Cromwell is camping in the Seney National Wildlife Refuge in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where he and his friend Trevor Hadley are birdwatching. Two sisters float by in their canoe, and, later, one of them, Margaret Thibedeau, dramatically alters his solitary and sometimes lonely existence. When his path later crosses the Hulett clan, a family which lives both inside and outside the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wise Ink 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: Honey Santana, the bipolar, self-proclaimed "queen of lost causes," has plans to give Boyd Shreave and his mistress a lesson in civility, unaware that she is being followed by her obsessed ex-employer and her one-time drug runner ex-husband.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HIA

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: When a rude telemarketer calls while Honey Santana and her son are having dinner she decides to teach him a lesson in good behavior. She lures him and his mistress with a pitch for Florida real estate and includes her ex-husband and 12-year-old son in her plot.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2006

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC HIA

Blakeslee, Nate

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Summary: The story of the rise of a Yellowstone wolf, and what her life and death and death tell us about the struggle for the American West. -- "The enthralling story of the rise and reign of O-Six, the celebrated Yellowstone wolf, and the people who loved or feared her. Before men ruled the earth, there were wolves. Once abundant in North America, these majestic creatures were hunted to near...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2017

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 599 BLA

Teagan, Erin

Summary: Kira teams up with Evie, a student at the animal sanctuary to track down the paradise parrot--a bird thought to be extinct--and prove that it still exists. While they're trying to observe the elusive bird, bushfires threaten to wipe out the sanctuary and the parrot's habitat. There's no choice but to evacuate all the animals, which is a huge task even without trying to track down a missing baby...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC AG TEA

Hiaasen, Carl.

Summary: When the difficult star of the reality television show "Expedition Survival" disappears while filming an episode in the Florida Everglades using animals from the wildlife refuge run by Wahoo Crane's family, Wahoo and classmate Tuna Gordon set out to find him while avoiding Tuna's gun-happy father.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC HIA

Huddleston, Emma

Summary: Animals come in all shapes and sizes. There are many incredible ways to encounter animals, from hiking at parks to visiting a zoo. Animal Encounter Bucket List examines some amazing ways and places to see animals in person. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.2 HUD

Summary: Examines immigration policy under both the Trump and Obama administrations, investigates the origins of zero tolerance, and reveals the journeys and voices of children who were separated from their parents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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

Hanes, Stephanie.

Summary: "The stunningly beautiful Gorongosa National Park, once the crown jewel of Mozambique, was nearly destroyed by decades of civil war. It looked like a perfect place for Western philanthropy: revive the park and tourists would return, a win-win outcome for the environment and the impoverished villagers living in the area. So why did some researchers find the local communities actually getting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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

Nasaw, David

Summary: Documents the experiences and fates of the one million concentration camp survivors, POWs, slave laborers and political prisoners left in Germany after World War II who spent years as displaced refugees in unsupported, segregated, and poorly converted buildings while the world's nations refused shelter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 NAS

Keene, Carolyn

Summary: Nancy, Bess, and George are excited about their school trip to the Wildlife Refuge, but when they arrive the animal Nancy most wants to see, a sixty-year-old tortoise, is on the loose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED NDCB 11

Teagan, Erin

Summary: Kira Bailey is living her dream: Cuddling koalas and bottle-feeding baby kangaroos. Kira and her mom are spending the summer at a wildlife sanctuary in Australia helping her aunt Mamie, a veterinarian, care for the animals. When Kira falls in love with an orphaned koala joey, her joy is complete--until a health emergency pulls Aunt Mamie away. Suddenly Kira can't seem to do anything right....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J AG TEA

Summary: Elmo and his beloved blue blanket are inseparable. When Oscar carelessly tosses the fuzzy blanket into his trash can, Elmo dives in after it. He is suddenly plunged into Grouchland - the land of Grouches, stinky garbage and the greedy Huxley who hasn't learned how to share.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Video 1999

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2 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV SES

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1 available in Children's videos, Call number: J DVD Movie Elmo 1999

Summary: This premium, blue-chip Centennial Collection features beautiful new footage of eight of America's most beloved National Parks, creating an experience of some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the world. Insightful explorations and fascinating stories of America's most majestic lands include Olympic, Yosemite, Everglades, Yellowstone, Saguaro, Grand Canyon, and Great Smoky Mountains.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

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