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Poems by Janet Kauffman

Poems inspired by a love of the living world and the actions that destroy what sustains us.

Paperback
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343814
eBOOK
Published: October 2017
ISBN: 9780814343821

Saving Arcadia

A Story of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes

Heather Shumaker

A David and Goliath conservation story set on Lake Michigan.

Paperback
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342046
eBOOK
Published: April 2017
ISBN: 9780814342053
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Great Lakes Island Escapes

Ferries and Bridges to Adventure

Maureen Dunphy

A comprehensive travelogue and guidebook exploring island adventures on many of the 135 islands accessible by ferry or bridge in the Great Lakes Basin.

Paperback
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814340400
eBOOK
Published: May 2016
ISBN: 9780814340417
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Lake Invaders

Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes

William Rapai

An examination of the ecological damage that has been done by several invasive species in the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814341247
eBOOK
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814341254
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A Beaver Tale

The Castors of Conners Creek

Written and Illustrated by Gerald Wykes

For young readers, an engaging and beautifully illustrated story about the return of beavers to the Detroit River.

Hardback
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9780814341810
eBOOK
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9780814341827
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The Peace-Athabasca Delta

Portrait of a Dynamic Ecosystem

Kevin P. Timoney

Timely ecology of the Peace-Athabasca Delta, the threatened home of wildlife and indigenous cultures.

Paperback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780888647306
Hardback
Published: October 2013
ISBN: 9780888646033

The Amphibians and Reptiles of Michigan

A Quaternary and Recent Faunal Adventure

By J. Alan Holman

A comprehensive look at Michigan amphibians and reptiles from ancient times to present.

Hardback
Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814332399
eBOOK
Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814337134
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Reimagining Detroit

Opportunities for Redefining an American City

John Gallagher

Suggests ways for Detroit to become a smaller but better city in the twenty first century and proposes productive uses for the city’s vacant spaces.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334690
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814336052
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Up the Rouge!

Paddling Detroit's Hidden River

Text by Joel Thurtell
Photographs by Patricia Beck

Chronicles in words and pictures a five-day trip made by two Detroit Free Press journalists up the abused Rouge River in metro Detroit.

Paperback
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814334256

Honoring Our Detroit River

Caring for Our Home

Edited by John H. Hartig
Preface by Congressman John D. Dingell

A close look at the history of Detroit's distinguished waterway that also documents the Detroit River's ecosystem problems and explains how it can be further protected and remain one of the world's great rivers.

Paperback
Published: September 2003
ISBN: 9780877370444

Great Lakes Journey

A New Look at America's Freshwater Coast

William Ashworth

A detailed picture of the status of the Great Lakes at the end of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814328378
eBOOK
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814339992

Wildflowers of the Western Great Lakes Region

James R. Wells, Frederick W. Case Jr., & T. Lawrence Mellichamp

Study of more than 270 wildflower species to be found in the states surrounding the western Great Lakes as well as southern Ontario.

Hardback
Published: November 2001
ISBN: 9780877370420

Mayflies of Michigan Trout Streams

By Justin W. Leonard and Fannie A. Leonard

A guide to 75 species of Michigan mayflies.

Paperback
Published: November 2001
ISBN: 9780877370208

Huron

The Seasons of a Great Lake

Napier Shelton

Huron is pleasurable reading for any student of natural history or the Great Lakes region, or for anyone who has ever spent time at a summer cottage or wished to do so.

eBOOK
Published: June 1999
ISBN: 9780814336489

The Late, Great Lakes

An Environmental History

William Ashworth

The Late, Great Lakes is a powerful indictment of man's carelessness, ignorance, and apathy toward the Great Lakes.

Paperback
Published: May 1987
ISBN: 9780814318874
eBOOK
Published: May 1987
ISBN: 9780814339985