Nature's Circle Reading List:


Alden, Peter, Brian Cassie, et al. Field Guide to New England. 1998. Alfred A. Knopf. N.Y. National Audubon Society. $19.95.

Brown, Lauren. Grasses: An Identification Guide. 1979. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 10.95

Brown, Lester R.  Plan B 2.0  Rescuing a Planet Under Stress and a Civilization in Trouble.  2006.  W.W. Norton & Co., N.Y.  16.95

Burt, William H. and Richard P. Grossenheider. A Field Guide to the Mammals: North America North of Mexico. 1976. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin, New York. 14.95

Carpenter, Virginia. Dragonflies and Damselflies of Cape Cod. 1991. Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Brewster, Massachusetts. Natural History Series No. 4. Illustrations by Terry Ellis. 9.95

Cobb, Boughton. Ferns: And Their Related Families, of Northeastern and Central North America. 1984. Peterson Field Guides. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute. Illustrations by Laura Louise Foster. 14.95

Gibbons, Euell. Stalking the Wild Asparagus. 1962. Field Guide Edition. David McKay, New York.

Erlich, Paul, et al. Birder's Handbook.

Glassberg, Jeffrey. Butterflies Through Binoculars, Boston to Washington. 1993. Oxford U. Press. N.y, Oxford. A field guide to butterflies in the Boston ?? Washingon region. $19.95.

Glassberg, Jeffrey. Butterflies Through Binoculars, The East. 1999. Oxford U. Press. N.Y., Oxford. A field guide to the butterflies of Eastern North America. $18.95.

Gosner, Kenneth L. A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore, from the Bay of Fundy to Cape Hatteras. 1978. Haughton Mifflin Co., Boston. A Peterson Field Guide. Illustrations by Kenneth L. *

Imes, Rick. The Practical Botanist. An Essential Field Guide to Studying, Classifying, and Collecting

Johnson, Charles W. Bogs of the Northeast. 1985. University Press of New England. Hanover and London. 14.95

Mitchell, John Hanson. A Field Guide to Your Own Back Yard. 1985. W. W. Norton & Co., New York. 7.95

Mello, Mark and Tor Hansen.  Butterflies Across Cape Cod.  2004.  Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. 19.95  [Excellent for habitats and specific sites on the Cape.]

Muir, John. (see Fox, Stephen)

Muir, John. (see Mighetto)

National Geographic Society. (bird Guide)

Newcomb, Lawrence. Newcomb's Wildflower Guide. 1977. Illustrated by Gordon Morrison, Foreword by Roland C. Clement, Vice Pres. National Audubon Society. LIttle, Brown and Co., Boston. 18.95.

Nikula, Blair, Jackie Sones, with Donald & Lillian Stokes.  Beginner's Guide to Dragonflies [& Damselflies].  2002.  Little, Brown and Co., Boston.  8.95

Oldale, Robert N. The Geologic Story: Cape Cod and the Islands. 1992. Parnassus Imprints. East Orleans, Massachusetts. 12.95

Peterson, Roger Tory. A Field Guide to the Birds. Completely New ... to Birds of Eastern and Central North America. 1980. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. A Peterson Field Guide. 4th Edition. Text and illustrations by Roger Tory Peterson. Maps by Virginia Marie Peterson. 16.95

Petry, Loren C. A Beachcomber's Botany. 1968. The Chatham Conservation Foundation, Inc. Chatham, Massachusetts. Illustrations by Marcia G. Norman. [c. 1963, 1968]. 8.95

Raymo, Chet and Maureen E. Raymo. Written in Stone: A Geological History of the Northeastern United States. 1989. Globe Pequot Press, P.O. Box 833, Old Saybrook, Conn., 06475 14.95

Strahler, Arthur N. A Geologist's View of Cape Cod. 1988. Parnassus Imprints. East Orleans, Massachusetts. [c. 1966]. 7.95

Svenson, Henry K. and Robert W. Pyle. The Flora of Cape Cod: An Annotated List of the Ferns and Flowering Plants of Barnstable County, Massachusetts. 1979. The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Brewster, Massachusetts. 4.21

Todd, Nancy Jack.  A Safe and Sustainable World -- The Promise of Ecological Design.  2005.  Island Press.  Washington D.C.

Walton, Richard K. & Robert W. Lawson. Birding by Ear: A Guide to Birdsong Identification. Eastern/Central. 1990. Houghton Mifflin, Boston. Peterson Field Guides. Editor's note by Roger Tory Peterson. cassettes 35.00

Ward, Nathalie. Stellwagen Bank: A Guide to the Whales, Sea Birds, and Marine Life of the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary. 1995. Down East Books, Camden, Maine. 14.95

Philosophy, Literature, Science, Biography

Berry, Thomas. Dream of the Earth. 1988. Sierra Club Books. San Francisco. 9.95.

Berry, Wendell. Sabbaths. 1987. North Point Press, San Francisco. 8.95

Beston, Henry. The Outermost House: A Year of Life On The Great Beach Of Cape Cod. 1928, 1949. An Owl Book. Henry Holt, New York.9.95

Dillard, Annie. Pilgrim At Tinker Creek. 1974. 7.95Harper & Row, New York.

Drengson, Alan & Yuichi Inoue. Eds. The Deep Ecology Movement: An Introductory Anthology. 1995. North Atlantic Books, Berkeley, California. 14.95

Ehrlich, Paul R. The Machinery of Nature: The Living World Around Us -- And How It Works. 1986. Touchston, Simon & Schuster, New York. 10.95

Finch, Robert. Common Ground: A Naturalist's Cape Cod. 1981. David R. Godine, Boston.8.95

Finch, Robert. Outlands. 1986. David R. Godine, Boston. 9.95.

Fossey, Dian. Gorillas in the Mist. 1983. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 8.95

Fox, Stephen. The American Conservation Movement: John Muir and His Legacy. 1971. Univ. of Wisconsin Press, Madison.

Fox, William T. At The Sea's Edge: An Introduction to Coastal Oceanography For The Amateur Naturalist. 1983, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Halpern, Daniel. On Nature. 1986. North Point Press, San Francisco. 9.95

Hay, John. The Run. 1965. Doubleday. N.Y.

Hay, John. The Immortal Wilderness. 1987. Norton & Co. ( $7.95.)

Howarth, William L., ed. The John McPhee Reader. 1965-76. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York. 9.95

Jensen, Derrick. Listening to the Land: Conversations About Nature, Culture, and Eros. 1995. Sierra Club Books., San Francisco. 15.00

Kaufman, Les and Kenneth Mallory, Eds. The Last Extinction. 1986. MIT Press, Cambridge. 8.95

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac. 1966. Ballantine. N.Y. ($5.99).

Lopez, Barry Holstun. Of Wolves and Men. 1978. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.

Margulis, Lynn and Dorion Sagan. Microcosmos. 1986. Touchstone. Simon & Schuster. New York. 10.00.

Margulis, Lynn and Dorion Sagan. What Is Life? 1995. Simon & Schuster. New York. 40.00

Massingham, H. J. Ed. The Essential Gilbert White of Selborne. 1985k. David R. Godine, Boston. Selected and introduced by Mark Daniel. Wood engravings by Eric Ravilious. 9.95

McKibben, Bill. The End of Nature. 1990. Penguin Books, London. 5.00

McPhee, John. see Howarth, William.

Mighetto, Lisa. Ed. Muir Among the Animals: The Wildlife Writings of John Muir. 1986. Sierra Club Books. 9.95

Roszak, Theodore, Mary E. Gomes and Allen D. Kanner, Eds. Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind. 1995, Sierra Club Books, San Francisco. Forewords by Lester R. Brown and James Hillman. 15.00

Stokes, Samuel N. and Watson, Keller and Keller. Saving America's Countryside.: A Guide to Rural Conservation. 1989. For the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Foreword by Stewart L. Udall. John's Hopkins Univ. Press., Baltimore.

Thoreau, Henry David. Cape Cod. (1856) 1984. Parnassus Imprints, Hyannis (now Brewster). 9.95

Thoreau, Henry David. Faith in a Seed. 1993. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Thomashow, Mitchell. Ecological Identity: Becoming a Reflective Environmentalist. 1995. MIT Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 33.00

Tomkies, Mike. A Last Wild Place. 1984. Pan Books Ltd., London. L4.99

White, Jonathan. Talking on the Water: Conversations About Nature and Creativity. 1994. Sierra Club, San Francisco. 15.00

Wessels, Tom. Reading the Forested Landscape. A Natural History of New England. 1997. Countryman Press. Woodstock, VT. $24.95.

Worster, Donald. Nature's Economy. A History of Ecological Ideas. 1977 (1988). Cambridge U. Press.

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