The Way of Natural History


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$16.95  $15.59
Trinity University Press
Publish Date
May 01, 2011
5.5 X 0.6 X 8.2 inches | 0.65 pounds
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About the Author

Thomas Lowe Fleischner is a naturalist, conservation biologist, teacher, and Director of the Natural History Institute. The author of two books--Singing Stone: A Natural History of the Escalante Canyons and Desert Wetlands--and numerous articles, he is a professor of environmental studies at Prescott College, in Arizona, where he has taught for over two decades. Cofounder of the North Cascades Institute and founding president of the Natural History Network, he has also served on the board of governors of the Society for Conservation Biology and as president of its Colorado Plateau Chapter.


"Exciting new trends in natural history....there can be no better introduction to these trends than Fleischner's anthology.... Most of Fleischner's contributors offer completely new insights." -- Bloomsbury Review"A gem of a little book." --

"This eclectic collection has much to offer anyone who cares about the environment, sustainability, and, yes, nature. " -- SEJournal [Society of Environmental Journalists]"There is so much to admire in these pages, and to love." -- Loree Griffin Burns, founder of A Life in Books blog

"A collection of compelling essays....this book is a welcome reminder that our relationship to nature might be much better if we simply started paying some honest and accurate attention to it." -- San Antonio Express-News

"Nature writing with a contemplative bent." -- Shambhala Sun