The Forest – A Fable of America in the 1830s

The Forest: A Fable of America in the 1830s is a “historical imagining of life in the early United States”. Written artfully by Alexander Nemerov, this books consists of 57 beautiful vignettes about famous, infamous and obscure characters from the 1830s. Each episode is relatively short, but Nemerov’s writing is succinct and precise. Note that

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The Hidden Company That Trees Keep: Life from Treetops to Root Tips

The Hidden Company That Trees Keep: Life from Treetops to Root Tips by James B Nardi is an illustrated adventure that dives deep into the creatures that call a tree home. With over 350 illustrations, you can be sure to discover incredible insights into the complexity of a tree’s life force. Common animals like birds

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Lost Animals – Extinction and the Photographic Record

Lost Animals – Extinction and the Photographic Record is the disheartening yet absolutely amazing work of Errol Fuller. This masterfully written book captures 28 extinct (or most-likely extinct) birds and mammals with highly researched text. But this is not merely another book bemoaning the loss of species. Included in the text are the photographic records

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Mountain & Prairie Podcast by Ed Roberson

Mountain & Prairie Podcast is an exciting, well-crafted, long-form interview-based podcast from conservationist and western transplant, Ed Roberson. A current Colorado resident, Roberson interviews interesting artists, hunters, writers, historians, novelists, conservationists, activists, and more that live or focus their work on the west. Many of his guests reside in Big Sky country, the great state

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The River You Touch – Making a Life On Moving Water

Chris Dombrowski’s The River You Touch – Making a Life On Moving Water is a memoir set in Montana and Michigan. As a poet and purveyor of literature, Dombrowski is a transplanted Midwesterner that discovers his love of Montana rivers. His memoir centers around raising a family while balancing careers as a writer and river

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Eager – The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter

Eager – The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter by Ben Goldfarb is, as the title declares, full of surprises. Beavers, those large, dam building mammals in the rodent family are not what you’d ever expect to be glamorous or captivating. But in many ways they are both. Through all my years

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