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    Chickens
    Their Natural and Unnatural Histories
    By Janet Lembke
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Framed by the author’s personal experience with backyard hens, Chickens: Their Natural and Unnatural Histories explores the history of the chicken from its descent from the dinosaurs to the space-age present. En route, Lembke surveys chickens in ancient Greece, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the nineteenth... [READ MORE]
    Adventures in Edible Plant Foraging
    Finding, Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Native and Invasive Wild Plants
    By Karen Monger
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Purchasing vegetables and leafy greens can become rather pricy. Moreover store-bought greens often contain unhealthy pesticides and chemicals that can be harmful to your health. Foraging for wild plants is a cost effective and healthy alternative. Harvested wild plants are cheaper, and much healthier... [READ MORE]
    Touching the Wild
    Living with the Mule Deer of Deadman Gulch
    By Joe Hutto
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In Illumination in the Flatwoods, Joe Hutto unveiled the secret lives of wild turkeys to great critical acclaim, which resulted in the Emmy Award–winning PSB documentary My Life as a Turkey. Now Hutto has done it again. Touching the Wild is the enchanting story about one man who has lived with a herd... [READ MORE]
    Ecotopia 2121
    A Vision for Our Future Green Utopia—in 100 Cities
    By Alan Marshall
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A 2016 Green Book Festival "Future Forecasts" Winner and 2017 Silver Nautilus Book Award Winner A stunningly original, lushly illustrated vision for a Green Utopia, published on the 500th anniversary of the original Big Idea. Five hundred years ago a powerful new word was unleashed upon the world when... [READ MORE]
    Driving the Future
    Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars
    By Margo T Oge, Foreword by Fred Krupp
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback, with a new foreword by Fred Krupp, an expert's illuminating preview of the cleaner, lighter, smarter cars of the future. In Driving the Future, Margo T. Oge portrays a future where clean, intelligent vehicles with lighter frames and alternative power trains will produce zero emissions... [READ MORE]
    Venom Doc
    The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever
    By Bryan Grieg Fry
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Steve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world’s most venomous creatures.Venomologist Bryan Grieg Fry has one of the most dangerous jobs on earth: he works with its deadliest creatures. He’s been bitten by twenty-six venomous snakes, been stung by three stingrays,... [READ MORE]
    The Natural Superiority of Mules
    A Celebration of One of the Most Intelligent, Sure-Footed, and Misunderstood Animals in the World
    By John Hauer, Foreword by Robert Miller
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Mules are hybrids within the animal kingdom—the infertile offspring of male donkeys and female horses. Baby mules are more playful and curious than their other equine cousins, and the mature mule is one of the most fascinating, yet often underappreciated, creatures in the world. In the first paperback... [READ MORE]
    Wild Lives
    Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love
    By Lori Robinson, By Janie Chodosh, Foreword by Carl Safina
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Today we are faced with the alarming possibility that as many as 50 percent of species alive will become extinct within this century. This statistic is so staggering that scientists have begun to refer to the twenty-first century as the “sixth extinction.” But while this is alarming, all hope is not... [READ MORE]
    The Pocket Guide to Equine Knots
    A Step-by-Step Guide to the Most Important Knots for Horse and Rider
    By Dan Aadland
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Practical knots for every barn, stable, and corral. As anyone who has ever stepped foot into a barn knows well, riding, handling, and caring for a horse is no easy task. Learning how to correctly tie knots can make things easier, but with more than four thousand different types of knots out there, the... [READ MORE]
    The Joy of Keeping Goats
    The Ultimate Guide to Dairy and Meat Goats
    By Laura Childs
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    What’s not to love about goats? They will feed you, clean up the overgrown mess in the fields, and take long hikes with you while carrying your supplies. They will make you laugh when you’re sad, provide extra income for even the smallest farm, carry you to town and back in a little cart, and perhaps... [READ MORE]
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