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Nature Conservancy (U.S.)

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Works: 909 works in 1,073 publications in 2 languages and 21,440 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Guidebooks  Periodicals  Case studies  Fiction  History 
Roles: Researcher, Publisher
Classifications: QH76, 333.95160973
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Precious heritage : the status of biodiversity in the United States ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vast land of contrasts, the United States stretches from above the Arctic Circle to below the tropic of Cancer, and spans nearly a third of the globe, from eastern Maine to the tip of the Aleutian chain. Within this area exists an immense variety of ecosystems, supporting a wealth of plant and animal life. Precious Heritage provides a comprehensive and beautifully illustrated overview of that biological diversity. Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and the Association for Biodiversity Information, this book draws together for the first time more than 25 years of information from U.S. natural heritage programs, a national network of state biodiversity inventories
How much is an ecosystem worth? assessing the economic value of conservation by Stefano Pagiola ( )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The international community has committed itself to achieve, by 2010, a significant reduction of the current rate of biodiversity loss at the global, regional, and national levels. Yet, despite growing awareness, and major efforts in all countries, the latest evidence indicates that biodiversity continues to be lost at a terrifying pace, resulting in what some call the greatest mass extinction since dinosaurs roamed the planet, 65 million years ago. A range of methods have been developed to value ecosystems, and the services they provide, as well as the costs of conservation. The methods avail
Iowa birdlife by Gladys Black ( )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From robins nesting on window ledges to short-eared owls sailing low over snowy fields, pied-billed grebes diving for fish to catbirds singing on moonlit nights, Black introduces us to the birds of field and forest, prairie and pond. Whether describing red-breasted nuthatches gorging on suet at her feeder after a snowstorm or a flock of American goldfinches ""all balancing gracefully on ripening oats,' she reminds us of the natural sights and sounds that we must appreciate and protect. Humorous, personal, engaging, and instructive, her essays provide a readily acessible body of information a
Tallgrass prairie wildflowers : a Falcon field guide by Douglas M Ladd ( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tallgrass Prairie Wildflowers is the ultimate field guide to wildflowers of the midwestern tallgrass prairie. This valuable reference enables all prairie enthusiasts to quickly and accurately identify hundreds of tallgrass prairie plants. Fully revised and updated to reflect new trends in conservation and plant identification, this remains the classic guidebook for prairie enthusiasts
Preserving our natural heritage ( Book )
in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parks in peril : people, politics, and protected areas ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Using the experience of the Parks in Peril program - a wide-ranging project instituted by The Nature Conservancy and its partner organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean to foster better park management - this book presents a broad analysis of current trends in park management and the implications for biodiversity conservation. It examines the context of current park management and challenges many commonly held views from social, political, and ecological perspectives."--BOOK JACKET
Return of the eagle : how America saved its national symbol by Greg Breining ( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Off the beaten path : stories of place ( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories on the outdoors. In one, a woman's life is changed by a meeting with a bear, a second is on a fishing expedition as seen by a little girl, and in a third, a man seeking a return to nature runs into a deadly snowstorm
Two eagles : the natural world of the United States-Mexico borderlands = Dos aguilas by Tupper Ansel Blake ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American Bird Conservancy guide to the 500 most important bird areas in the United States : key sites for birds and birding in all 50 states ( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nature Conservancy by Nature Conservancy (U.S.) ( )
in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nature Conservancy is a private, international conservation group that has offices throughout the world. The mission of the group is to preserve plants, animals, and natural communities through the protection of lands and waters
In response to place : photographs from the Nature Conservancy's last great places : William Christenberry, Lynn Davis, Terry Evans, Lee Friedlander, Karen Halverson, Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Richard Misrach, Hope Sandrow, Fazal Sheikh, William Wegman ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In celebration of its fiftieth anniversary, The Nature Conservancy asked a dozen distinguished contemporary photographers to spend some time at a handful of the Last Great Places. They were given full rein to capture the essence of a place - its geography, its people, its heart. The result is In Response to Place, a lavishly illustrated book and a traveling exhibition of the same name." "This volume features original, unpublished images by Annie Leibovitz, Richard Misrach, Sally Mann, William Wegman, Mary Ellen Mark, Lynn Davis, Lee Friedlander, Hope Sandrow, William Christenberry, Fazal Sheikh, Karen Halverson and Terry Evans." "Images for In Response to Place were selected by Andy Grundberg, a widely respected photography critic and curator. Grundberg's essay explores the motivations behind and the significance of the photographers' works. The artists capture their experiences in the Last Great Places in both images and words. Commentary by The Nature Conservancy sketches the ecological concerns at each site. The book opens with a foreword by acclaimed writer and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams."--BOOK JACKET
Big bluestem : journey into the tall grass by Annick Smith ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On one of North America's last remaining expanses of grassland the Nature Conservancy has begun what is perhaps the boldest ecological experiment ever attempted. They are not simply conserving the natural beauty of this place, where eight-foot-tall grasses roll for miles under limitless prairie skies; they are studying it and shaping it anew, bringing back the bison once hunted here by native Plains horsemen, and seeding with fire to liberate the natural biodiversity of
Measuring & monitoring plant populations by Caryl L Elzinga ( )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Garden of Eden ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the destruction of natural habitats, as a cause of the extinction of plant and animal species; special emphasis on the Garden of Eden site in the Florida panhandle
Ecoregions map of North America : explanatory note ( )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nature Conservancy magazine ( )
in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Land Capability Potential Index (LCPI) for the lower Missouri River Valley by Robert B Jacobson ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Estimation of baseline daily mean streamflows for ungaged locations on Pennsylvania streams, water years 1960-2008 by Marla H Stuckey ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Measuring & monitoring plant populations by Caryl L Elzinga ( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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