Staff Picks - Nature and the Environment

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Fiction and Nonfiction books about sustainability, ecology, climate change, and green living.

April 8, 2019
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The wonders of space have always fascinated humans—and our curiosity about what's out there has driven scientists, astronauts, photographers and others to record what they've found in words and pictures. Here are some of the most recent records of those findings, and the people and science that made them possible.

November 29, 2017

Many of our myths and stories center on forests, which play a vital role in each of the following books.

April 24, 2017

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

...And the story of the movement to save those forests is available to you through the Library's collection.

April 22, 2017

Whether you're looking to simplify your life by living with less stuff, build a sustainable home, eat a sustainable diet or create with sustainable materials there's something for everyone on this list. Sustainability- the avoidance of the depletion of natural resources in order to maintain an ecological balance- can improve your life, while improving the lives of everyone by responsibly using the resources needed to live our lives.

January 10, 2017

Learn more about creating an environmentally friendly household with these items in the Library's collection.

December 15, 2016

2016 marks the centennial celebration of America’s National Parks.  Don’t wait another 100 years. Read about and visit your National Parks this year.

June 5, 2016