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Walking Home Ground

by Jeff Fleischer

Root’s celebration of pristine places is a valentine to a small region that inspired giants of conservation. Though it is not as celebrated as other nature areas, southeastern Wisconsin helped birth a love of the outdoors in important... Read More

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A Temporary Refuge

by Jeff Fleischer

This is strong nature writing—descriptive and thorough, and helped by Spencer’s obvious devotion to his task. For years, from May to November, Lee Spencer has stood guard over the population of wild steelhead salmon in the same... Read More

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Self-Portrait with Dogwood

by Kristine Morris

An intertwining of personal, natural, and political history reveals an eager, sensitive mind. That a tree could be called “central to the march of civilization” came as no surprise to poet and essayist Christopher Merrill who, as a... Read More

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Through a Green Lens

by Scott Neuffer

Renowned naturalist and lepidopterist Robert Michael Pyle showcases five decades of personal essays that together untangle and illumine the mysteries of nature and being. "Through a Green Lens" offers hauntingly beautiful macro and micro... Read More

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