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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

The Chinchaga Firestorm

When the Moon and Sun Turned Blue

Cordy Tymstra
Mike Flannigan, Foreword

How the biggest forest fire in North American history affected and changed forest fire management.

Paperback
Published: July 2015
ISBN: 9781772120035

Conrad Kain

Letters from a Wandering Mountain Guide, 1906-1933

Conrad Kain
Edited and with an introduction by Zac Robinson

Conrad Kain’s letters provide insights into the life and thoughts of this exemplary Austrian-Canadian mountaineer.

Paperback
Published: September 2014
ISBN: 9781772120042

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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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

Trespassing

Dirt Stories and Field Notes

Janet Kauffman

Essays and stories that contemplate the exploitation of Michigan’s agricultural landscape by modern factory farms.

Paperback
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814333747
eBOOK
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814335246

Wild Things

Children's Culture and Ecocriticism

Edited by Sidney I. Dobrin and Kenneth B. Kidd

The first book-length study of the relationship between children's literature and ecocriticism.

Paperback
Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780814330289

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

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