Environment

Environmental Health Narratives

A Reader for Youth
Edited by Emily MendenhallAdam Koon
Illustrations by Hannah Adams Burque

Written to draw attention to problems and solutions in environmental health across the world, the stories in this collection are about young people trying to make sense of the complex environments in which they live.

The Future of Indian and Federal Reserved Water Rights

The Winters Centennial
Edited by Barbara CosensJudith V. Royster

In this detailed collection of essays, lawyers, historians, and tribal leaders explore the nuances of the Winters Doctrine.

Nixon and the Environment

By J. Flippen

“(An) excellent and carefully-crafted study of environmental politics during the Nixon administration . . .”— Choice

The Orphaned Land

New Mexico's Environment Since the Manhattan Project
By V. B. Price
Photographs by Nell Farrell

Viewing New Mexico as a microcosm of global ecological degradation, Price's is the first book to give the general public a realistic perspective on the problems surrounding New Mexico's environmental health and resources.

The Mining Law of 1872

Past, Politics, and Prospects
By Gordon Bakken

Bakken traces the roots of the mining law and details the way its unintended consequences have shaped western legal thought from Nome to Tombstone.

The Natural History of Tassel-Eared Squirrels

By Sylvester Allred

This comprehensive book, the first text on this species, has an extensive literature review and list of references, and beautiful full-color photography illustrating the squirrels and their magnificent ponderosa habitat.

A Guide to Plants of the Northern Chihuahuan Desert

By Carolyn Dodson
Illustrations by Robert Ivey

Each illustrated profile in this guide includes the plant's common and Latin name and a brief description, as well as its role in human history, its relationship to the surrounding flora and fauna, medicinal uses, nutritional value, habitat, toxicity, and other interesting facts.

Old Yellowstone Days

By Paul Schullery

This new edition of the first book to collect accounts of early visits to Yellowstone includes a new Foreword by park historian Lee H. Whittlesey.

This High, Wild Country

A Celebration of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
By Paul Schullery

A colorful gift of words and art from two of the West's most knowledgeable and talented naturalists.

Where a Hundred Soldiers Were Killed

The Struggle for the Powder River Country in 1866 and the Making of the Fetterman Myth
By John H. Monnett

Monnett takes a closer look at the struggle between the mining interests of the United States and the Lakota and Cheyenne nations in 1866 that climaxed with the Fetterman Massacre.

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