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Aboriginal Plant Use in Canada's Northwest Boreal Forest

Canadian Forest Service

This is a handbook of more than 200 traditional plants and their usage among First Nations people in Canada's northwest boreal forest (northern Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta).

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Geology of Pluton-Related Gold Mineralization at Battle Mountain, Nevada

Center for Mineral Resources

This new publication, which includes three major chapters by a number of authors from the mining industry, presents a comprehensive overview of gold mineralization in one of the classic mining districts in the Basin and Range country of the western United States. The publication is the latest in a protracted and wide-ranging ...

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Soul among Lions

The University of Arizona Press

Skilled predators prized by hunters and cursed by ranchers, mountain lions are the wild soul of the American West. Now a wildlife biologist brings you nose to nose with the elusive cougar. Harley Shaw shares dramatic stories culled from his years of studying mountain lions, separating fact from myth regarding their habits while ...

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Gardening in the Desert

The University of Arizona Press

Newcomers to the Southwest usually find that their favorite landscape plants aren't suited to the hot, dry climate. Many authors offer advice on adapting plants to the desert; now Mary Irish tells how gardeners can better adapt themselves to the challenge. Drawing on her experience with public horticulture in the Phoenix ...

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The Last Cheater's Waltz

The University of Arizona Press

"In this abundant space and isolation, the energy lords extract their bounty of natural resources, and the curators of mass destruction once mined their egregious weapons and reckless acts. It is a land of absolutes, of passion and indifference, lush textures and inscrutable tensions. Here violence can push beauty to the edge of ...

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Getting Over the Color Green

The University of Arizona Press

Desert vistas are often deemed vacant, inhospitable wastelands. Don't suggest that to Joy Harjo, Pat Mora, or other contemporary southwestern writers. In these arid stretches, often devoid of green, today's southwestern writers see pyrotechnic colors and Gothic shapes that excite and often overwhelm the imagination. And they ...

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