PVAS Loves Books!

If you are interested in reading books about nature, a Nature Book Lovers group may be for you!  To find out more information, contact Krista Hawley.

Here are some suggestions that you might be interested in reading--just don't forget to get outside, too! 

Nature Reading Highlights

  • Apocalyptic Planet: Field Guide to the Everending Earth by Craig Childs, winner of the 2013 Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award.

  • The Singing Wilderness by Sigurd Olson

  • The Evolution of a Natural Miracle by Thor Hanson

  • The Forest Unseen by David Haskell

  • All Things Reconsidered by Roger Tory Peterson and Bill Thompson III

  • Siesta Lane by Amy Minato

  • Outermost House by Henry Beston

  • Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey

  • The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Erlich

  • Swampwalker's Journal by David Carroll

  • Nature Observation and Tracking by Tom Brown

  • My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir  (The text is available online at the magnificent tribute site compiled by the Sierra Club, which also includes photos, illustrations 

  • A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold

  • Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams

  • Land of Little Rain by Mary Hunter Austin

  • Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
  • Walden by Henry David Thoreau

  • Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard  
  • Woman and Nature by Susan Griffin

  • Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
  • Arctic Dreams Barry Lopez

  • Forest Life by Caroline Kirkland
  • Rural Hours by Susan Fenimore Cooper

  • Prodigal Summer and Flight Behavior both by Barbara Kingsolver                                                                              

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