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That Wild Country: An Epic Journey through the Past, Present, and Future of America's Public Lands

Mark Kenyon · Little A
Pages: 300
Format: Hardcover

From prominent outdoorsman and nature writer Mark Kenyon comes an engrossing reflection on the past and future battles over our most revered landscapes - America's public lands.Every American is a public-land owner, inheritor to the largest public-land trust in the world. These vast...
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Best Tent Camping: The Carolinas: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization

Molloy, Johnny · Menasha Ridge Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Perfect Camping for You in North Carolina and South Carolina! The Carolinas provide spectacular backdrops for some of the most scenic campgrounds in the country. But do you know which campgrounds offer the most privacy? Which are the best for first-time campers? Johnny Molloy has traversed...
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Camp: Stories and Itineraries for Sleeping Under the Stars

Gesell, Luc · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Pitch a tent and unroll your sleeping bag in some of the most secluded campsites on Earth. With tales from the trail, arresting images, and helpful instruction, this wild guide reveals what calls people to camp: under all the gear, it's as much about living off the grid as it is about...
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50 Hikes in the Lower Hudson Valley

New York-New Jersey Trail Conference · Countryman Press
Pages: 312
Format: Paperback

Breathtaking, mountainous getaways just a quick trip out of NYC Only a short distance outside of the bustling metropolis that is the Big Apple, the lower Hudson Valley offers views of rolling green hills, jagged cliffs, and bubbling bodies of water, while hikers can also observe the Manhattan...
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Basic Illustrated Medicinal Plants

Meuninck, Jim · Falcon Guides
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

An information-packed tool for the novice or handy reference for the veteran. Distills years of knowledge into an affordable and portable book. With this guide, you'll discover how to identify medicinal plants in the contiguous United States.
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The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life

Clark, Doug Bock · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers and the threats posed to a tribe on the brinkExtraordinary praise from a chorus of New York Times bestselling authors: "I absolutely loved this magnificent book." --Sebastian Junger, The Perfect Storm. "A monumental...
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Best Easy Day Hikes Acadia National Park

Kong, Dolores · Falcon Guides
Pages: 136
Format: Paperback

Best Easy Day Hikes Acadia National Park includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for easy-to-follow hikes in an area of Maine that has long captivated artists, millionaires, generations of families, and even presidents. Stroll along Ocean Path to see the pink granite cliffs, blue...
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Insects of North America: A Field Guide to Over 300 Insects

Phillips, David M., PhD · Falcon Guides
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Insects of North America presents over 300 insect species of North America, including dominant species and insects most likely noticed. With information about distinguishing less common species from those that are more widespread, this guide is sure to please entomologists and more serious...
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Our Planet

Fothergill, Alastair · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of nature's most intriguing animals in action and the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.With...
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101 Skills You Need to Survive in the Woods: The Most Effective Wilderness Know-How on Fire-Making, Knife Work, Navigation, Shelter, Food and More

Estela, Kevin
Format: Paperback

The Foundation of All Survival Skills is "Feeder" Mind-Set"Feeder" mind-set means being in control of a situation, proactive rather than reactive. It is an optimistic outlook that reframes any situation as a learning experience. Kevin Estela teaches survival skills from...
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