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    Return of the Grizzly
    Sharing the Range with Yellowstone's Top Predator
    By Cat Urbigkit
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The Yellowstone grizzly population has grown from an estimated 136 bears when first granted federal protection as a threatened species to as many as 1,000 grizzlies in a tri-state region today. No longer limited to remote wilderness areas, grizzlies now roam throughout the region—in state parks, school... [READ MORE]
    Fire in the Heart
    A Memoir of Friendship, Loss, and Wildfire
    By Mary Emerick
    (Arcade Publishing)
    FIRE IN THE HEART is a powerful memoir by a woman, once a shy, insecure schoolgirl, who reinvented herself as a professional wildlands firefighter. Determined to forge herself into a stronger, braver person, Mary devotes herself to fire from the Florida swamp to Alaska’s interior. Filled with literal... [READ MORE]
    Bird Life
    A Guide to the Study of Our Common Birds
    By Frank Michler Chapman, Foreword by Julie Zickefoose
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Includes a foreword by Julie Zickefosse, expert birder and author of four books on birding including Baby Birds (2016) and Backyard Birding (Skyhorse edition, 2016). Author Frank Chapman was one of the first American birding experts. During his lifetime, he wrote over a dozen natural history books, a... [READ MORE]
    Trooper
    The Cat Who Came in from the Wild
    By Forrest Bryant Johnson
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Whenever middle-aged desert tour guide Forrest Bryant Johnson went out on his daily walks into the Mojave, all was usually peaceful and serene. But one beautiful summer day in 1987, Forrest heard a cry of distress. Following the cries, he came upon a small bobcat kitten, injured, orphaned, and desperately... [READ MORE]
    Kentucky Wildlife Encyclopedia
    An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians
    By Scott Shupe
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    From the earliest European exploration and settlement of Kentucky, the state’s wildlife has played an important role. Men like the legendary Daniel Boone were in part lured to Kentucky by the opportunity to hunt Whitetail Deer, Bison, and Elk; and the Native Americans living in the region sustained themselves... [READ MORE]
    Weather Disasters
    How to Prepare For and Survive Earthquakes, Tornadoes, Blizzards, and Other Catastrophes
    By Mark D. Williams, By Amy Becker Williams
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Do you feel there's something wrong with you, that you are somehow different or don't belong? These natural insecurities can actually be your greatest strengths. You just need to learn how to transform them. Developed from more than a decade of research, Change from Within is a quick, daily meditation... [READ MORE]
    Attracting Wildlife to Your Backyard
    101 Ways to Make Your Property Home for Creatures Great and Small
    By Josh VanBrakle
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Many people think of wildlife as something distant, creatures living in natural forests and remote public preserves. But most wildlife in the United States isn?t found in the distant wild. It lives on our private lands, in our very backyards. Because of this, America?s ten million woodland owners are... [READ MORE]
    The Ohio Wildlife Encyclopedia
    An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians
    By Scott Shupe
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Ohio’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance and the state’s first Europeans came in search of Beaver and buckskins. Although the state’s wildlife is still an important resource... [READ MORE]
    The New York Wildlife Encyclopedia
    An Illustrated Guide to Birds, Fish, Mammals, Reptiles, and Amphibians
    By Scott Shupe
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    New York’s wildlife has always played an important role in the history of the human beings inhabiting the state. Native Americans depended on birds, mammals, and fish for sustenance. Later, early Europeans immigrants hunted, trapped, and fished in the region both for food and for profit. Although the... [READ MORE]
    Dragon Walk
    On Reef Recovery & Political Will
    By Robert Wintner
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The three main hubs of aquarium trade devastation are Indonesia, the Philippines, and Hawaii. Each has its own sad story of political corruption and theft of natural resources to benefit a greedy, ruthless few. Yet, despite facing a litany of challenges, each hub shows faint hope for progress: with Komodo... [READ MORE]
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