Ecology and Wonder in the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
by Robert W. Sandford
Publisher: AU Press 2010
Number of pages: 378
This book makes several remarkable claims: the greatest cultural achievement in the Western Canadian mountain region may be what has been preserved, not what has been developed. Protecting the spine of the Rocky Mountains will preserve crucial ecological functions. A must-read for those who appreciate Western Canada's breathtaking landscape.
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by Henry David Thoreau - Boston Houghton
Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. He captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.
by A. J. Kenealy - The Outing Publishing Co.
The book is written in a simple sailorly style for all lovers of the sea and boats. All the hints and directions given in these chapters may be followed with profit on the Pacific Coast as well as on Lake Michigan or on the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
- National Park Foundation
Make your national park experience better than ever. Filled with detailed maps, travel tips and inside information on what not to miss, the America's National Parks Owner's Guide is your one-stop resource to discover all 392 of your national parks.
Human beings are very resourceful, and many people have survived despite impossible odds. This is a wikibook on outdoor survival. From the contents: Survival Kit; Shelter; Water; Fire; Signals; Food; Preparedness; Emergency Situations; First Aid.