NEW BOOKS

— Nature/the Environment —


 
 
 

Farming On the Wild Side:

The Evolution of a Regenerative Organic Farm and Nursery

 
 
 
 

by Nancy J. Hayden & John P. Hayden

“One farm’s decades-long journey into regenerative agriculture — and how these methods enhance biodiversity, pollinators, and soil health.” This book was funded in part by a grant from the Vermont Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Published by Chelsea Green Publishing

Available now from:

PHOENIX BOOKS

 
 
 
 

Human-powered Poetry from the Appalachian Trail

a thru-hiker’s perspective

by Daniel “Screech” Zube

These poems and color photographs provide readers with an experience of thru-hiking all 2189.8 miles of the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. A wonderful way to relive your own hike, or to inspire you to get outside and go on an adventure!

Published by Peter E. Randall Publisher

 
 
 
 

Preserving Old Barns:

Preventing The Loss of a Valuable Resource

 
 

by John C. Porter & Francis E. Gilman, with photography by Lowell H. Fewster

a wonderful resource for barn owners to assess, care for, and celebrate their special structures

This illustrated, full-color, second edition features over two-hundred pictures, one-hundred pages of new information from author John Porter, and barn preservation techniques from timber framer Arron Sturgis. It provides a practical understanding of the history, function, and preservation of old barns.


Published by Peter E. Randall Publisher

 
 
 

Water Connections

What fresh water means to us; What we mean to water

 
 
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by Jim Rousmaniere

Water Connections focuses on how bodies of water have been affected by changes in technology, economic values, new forms of pollution, new ideas about nature and the occasionally unintended consequences of human action. The time period is from the industrial revolution to the present day. 

Published by Bauhan Publishing

 
 
 
 

Woods Whys:

An Exploration of Forests and Forestry

 
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by Michael Snyder

An excellent collection of the author's artful prose on the ecology and conservation of northern forests. A steadfast companion for anyone with a love for the woods and a desire to learn more about them. The author has served as the Commissioner of Vermont Forests, Parks, and Recreation since 2011.

Published by Bondcliff Books, in partnership with the Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation

 
 

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Water Journeys

in Art and Poetry

 

Poetry by Mary Jane Dickerson Art by Dianne Shullenberger

A powerful union of words and images unfolds between the pages of poet Mary Jane Dickerson and fiber artist Dianne Shullenberger’s collaborative new book, Water Journeys in Art & Poetry.

Published by Sundog Poetry Center

Ten percent of this book’s net profit sales will be donated to Vermont Council on the Arts.

 
 
 
 

A Naturalist at Large:

The Best Essays of Bernd Heinrich

 
 
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by Bernd Heinrich

Some of the world’s greatest writings on ravens and other birds, insects, trees, elephants, and more, collected for the first time in book form showing why Bernd Heinrich is so beloved for his “passionate observations [that] superbly mix memoir and science” (New York Times)

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

 
 
 
 
 

The Animal One Thousand Miles Long:

Seven Lengths of Vermont and Other Adventures

 

by Leath Tonino

As Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods did for the Appalachian Trail and Peter Mayle’s A Year in Provence did for the South of France, Tonino’s affinity for his home gives a new perspective on the Green Mountain State. His infectious love of the outdoors should inspire us to explore the places outside our own front door.

Published by Trinity University Press

 
 

Walking through the Seasons:

Observations and Reflections

 
 

by Marilyn Webb Neagley

Walking through the Seasons is a compilation of the author’s monthly newspaper essays that won an Independent Publisher’s (IPPY) gold medal for Best Northeastern non-fiction. In the author’s words, “It is my hope that parents and educators will support the instinctive connection that children make with the natural world and that all who may need it will find joy, solace and sensibility in the changing seasons.”

 
 
 

Pioneer Species

by Ross Thurber

Ross lives in Brattleboro, VT with his family and owns and operates Lilac Ridge Farm, a third-generation organic dairy and diversified hill farm nestled in the foothills of the Green Mountains. Pioneer Species is his first full-length collection of poems.

Published by Green Writers Press

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Love in the Time of Climate Change

by Brian Adams

Love in the Time of Climate Change, a romantic comedy about climate change, is Brian's first novel. It was written "to get information on climate change out to the world beyond academia."

Published by Green Writers Press

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Drunk in the Woods

 
 

by Tony Whedon

Whedon tells of his close-to-the-bone experiences of gardening, cutting wood, and exploring the back country of northern Vermont woven into a lively, sometimes harrowing personal narrative, providing a fresh perspective on how “living wild” impinges on the mind of the suffering-and-then recovering alcoholic.


Published by Green Writers Press

 
 
 

Make a Home for Wildlife

 
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by Charles Fergus

Make a Home for Wildlife helps you see your property in new ways and is the resource you need to take the sometimes daunting steps to improve the quality of your land.

Published by Stackpole Books

 
 



Love Poems From Vermont

 
 
 

by Jon Meyer

Jon Meyer is currently writing and producing a new series of poetry books. The first book in the series is Love Poems from Vermont. His love of nature and Vermont travel has paired new poems with inspired images taken in Vermont. He writes the poems first, then searches for a Vermont scene appropriate to merge the photo image with the poem.

To be published mid-2019

 
 

The White Mountain

by Dan Szczesny

Over the course of one calendar year, journalist Dan Szczesny explored the history and mystique of New England’s tallest mountain. But Mount Washington is more than just a 6,288-foot rock pile; the mountain is the cultural soul of climbers, hikers, and tourists from around the world.

Published by Hobblebush Books