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The Salmon Capital of Michigan

The Rise and Fall of a Great Lakes Fishery

Carson Prichard

Local voices reveal the personal stories and cultural legacy of a once-flourishing fishing town impacted by environmental change.

Paperback
Available April 2024
ISBN: 9780814351130
$26.99
Ebook
Available April 2024
ISBN: 9780814351147
$26.99

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The Fight for the Fox River Cleanup

P. David Allen II and Susan Campbell

The compelling true story of a hard-fought environmental win, set in motion by a tenacious government scientist and an unrelenting journalist -- resulting in the polluting companies paying for the $1 billion, 20-year cleanup.

Paperback
Published: April 2023
ISBN: 9780814349588
$26.99
Ebook
Published: April 2023
ISBN: 9780814349595
$26.99

A Fine Canopy

Alison Swan

A collection that focuses on the natural world, these are poems of wilderness and of wildness.

Paperback
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814348062
$17.99
Ebook
Published: October 2020
ISBN: 9780814348079
$17.99

Greening the Black Urban Regime

The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit

Alesia Montgomery

Describes the struggle to shape green redevelopment in Detroit.

Paperback
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814346518
$34.99
Hardcover
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814346501
$81.99
Ebook
Published: August 2020
ISBN: 9780814346525
$34.99
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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
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2016
ISBN: 9780814341254

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.

Hardcover
Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814332399
$50.00
eBOOK
Published: May 2012
ISBN: 9780814337134
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Up the Rouge!

Paddling Detroit's Hidden River

Joel Thurtellphotographs 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: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814334256
$34.95

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
$19.99
Ebook
Published: March 2008
ISBN: 9780814335246
$19.99

Wild Things

Children's Culture and Ecocriticism

edited by Kenneth B. Kidd and Sidney I. Dobrin

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

Paperback
Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780814330289
$32.99

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: November 2000
ISBN: 9780814328378
$25.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2000
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
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: May 1987
ISBN: 9780814339985