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Divine ecstasy of Nature: Selected Writings by John Muir
Williams, Terry Tempest
Article
2017
A new collection of John Muir's (1838-1914) writings promises to inspire another generation to fall in love with wild nature, to care for it, to know that wilderness is not optional but central to our...
Divine wilderness: John Muir's spiritual and political journey
Flinders, Tim
Article
2016
For John Muir, founder of America's national parks, immersion in nature was a blessing providing direct communion with divinity,and the cause of a spiritual awakening that inspired his life's work: to...
Garry Oak Meadow Preservation Society
Website
Dedicated to the preservation, protection and restoration of Garry oak stands and their natural habitats.
The Moronic Sport: ORVs on Public Lands
Wuerthner, George
Article
2008
I do not accept the premise that abuse of our lands is something that we must tolerate as inevitable. It is our land. It is our children's land, and their children's land. We have a responsibility to ...
The Redesigned Forest
Maser, Chris
Book
1990
An exploration of how forests are utilized, with particular interest paid to the old-growth coniferous forests of the Pacific north-west.
Toronto Ravines - Ours to Preserve
Diemer, Ulli
Article
1982
Toronto's ravines are a treasure; it's up to us to preserve them.

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NatureServe
A non-profit conservation organization that provides the scientific information and tools needed to help guide effective conservation action. NatureServe and its network of natural heritage programs a...

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Canadian Wildlife Federation
The Canadian Wildlife Federation is a national, not-for-profit charitable organization. By spreading knowledge of human impacts on the environment, carrying out research, developing and delivering education programs, promoting the...
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) is part of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's preeminent museum and research complex. The Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery and learning about the natural wor...

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NatureServe
Website
A non-profit conservation organization that provides the scientific information and tools needed to help guide effective conservation action. NatureServe and its network of natural heritage programs a...