Book Category: Natural Resources & Land Use

  • McCrephy’s Field
    FictionMyers, C. and Myers, L.B. 1991. Houghton Mifflin & Com. Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Cycles, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Prairie, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: change over time
    Age Group:

  • Natural Resource Conservation: An Ecological Approach
    Non-FictionOwen, O.S. 1980. Mac Millan Publishing Co., Inc. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Woodland Ecology: Environmental Forestry for the Small Landowner
    Non-FictionMinkler, L.S. 1980.  Syracuse University Press. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Ecology of Missouri Forests
    Non-FictionJackson, J. 1984. Missouri Department of Conservation. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Conservation Management of Natural Resources in the United States
    Non-FictionBennett, C.F. 1983. John Wiley & Sons. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Woodland Stewardship – a Practical Guide for Midwestern Landowners
    Non-FictionBaughman, M.J., Alm, A.A., Eiber, T.C. and Blinn, C. 1993. Minnesota Extension Service. Category(ies): Insects & Inverts, Natural Resources & Land Use, Stewardship – Keywords: landowner resource
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Trees
    Non-FictionLittle, E.L. 1987. Knopf. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: field guide
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Wildlife Management Techniques Manual
    Non-FictionThe Wildlife Society, Inc. 1980. The Wildlife Society, Inc. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • A Sand County Almanac
    Non-FictionLeopold, A. 1966. Oxford University Press. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Nature Exploration, Stewardship, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Trends in Wildlife Populations and Harvest
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2016. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa Hunting and Trapping Regulations
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2016. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Attracting Backyard Wildlife
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • White-tailed Deer Population Management in the North Central States
    Non-FictionHine, L. and Nehls, S. 1980. North Central Section of the Wildlife Society. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Landscaping for Wildlife
    Non-FictionHenderson, C.L. 1987. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • The Ring-necked Pheasant in Iowa
    Non-FictionFarris. A.L. 1977. Iowa Conservation Commission. Category(ies): Birds, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Streamside Forests: The Vital, Beneficial Resource
    Non-FictionKundt, J. 1988. University of Maryland Cooperative Extension. Category(ies): Forest/Trees, Natural Resources & Land Use, River/Riparian, Soil, Water Quailty – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Vegetative Filter Strips
    Non-FictionAnon. 1988. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Natural Resources & Land Use, Pond/Lake, River/Riparian, Soil, Water Quailty, Wetlands – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Old Turtle
    Non-FictionWood, D. 1992. Pfeifer-Hamiliton. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Pond/Lake, River/Riparian, Urban Environment, Water Quailty, Wetlands – Keywords: Watersheds
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Iowa: Portrait of the Land
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2000. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa specific
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Riparian Buffer systems in Crop and Rangelands
    Non-FictionSchults, R.C., Isenhart, T.M. and Colletti, J.R. 1995. Agroforestry and Sustainable Systems: Symposium Proceeding p. 13-27. Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Forest/Trees, Natural Resources & Land Use, River/Riparian, Soil – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation
    Non-FictionU.S. Department of the Interior. 1992. U.S. Department of the Interior. Category(ies): Fish, Fishing, Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • An American Crusade for Wildlife
    Non-FictionTrefethen, J.B. 1975. Boone and Crocket Club. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Beyond Fair Chase: The Ethic and Tradition of Hunting
    Non-FictionPosewitz, J. 1994. Falcon Publishing, Incorporated. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Mammals, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: hunter ethics
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • A Home for Pearl Video and Tacher’s Guide
    Non-FictionWestervelt E. and M.O. 1990. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Category(ies): Birds, Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Common Cents for Wildlife
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2001. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Attracting Backyard Wildlife
    Non-FictionIowa Department of Natural Resources. 2001. Iowa Department of Natural Resources. Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use, Urban Environment, Wildlife – Keywords: urban wildlife
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Management of Nongame Wildlife in the Midwest: A Developing Art
    Non-FictionHale, J.P. et al. 1986. North Central Section of the Wildlife Society. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Wildlife Management on Your Own Land
    Non-FictionCadieux, C. L., 1985. Stakpole Books. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: wildlife management
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • What is a Watershed?
    Non-FictionPex, D.R. 1994. America Clean Water Foundation. Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Pond/Lake, River/Riparian, Urban Environment, Water Quailty, Wetlands – Keywords: watershed
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Paddle-to-the-Sea
    Fiction

    Holling, C. 1980. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Nature Exploration, Wildlife – Keywords: geography
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • H is for Hawkeye
    Non-Fiction

    Wagner, J. and E. P. Dawson. 2003. Trails Books.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Nature Exploration – Keywords: Iowa
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Precious Water
    Fiction

    Weininger, B. and A. Moller. 2003. North-South Books.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A.
    Fiction

    Priceman, M. 2008. Random House Childrens Books.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: natural resources
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Tulip Sees America
    Fiction

    Rylant, C. and L. Desimini. 2002. Scholastic, Inc.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: geography
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Numbers in a Row: An Iowa Number Book
    Non-Fiction

    Pierce, P. A. and D. Rohner. 2006. Sleeping Bear Press.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: Iowa
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Animals and the Environment
    Non-Fiction

    Boothroyd, J. 2008. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: animals & the environment
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Magic School Bus At the Waterworks
    Fiction

    Cole, J. and B. Degen. 1988. Scholastic, Inc.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Water Quailty – Keywords: water use
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
    Fiction

    Kamkwamba, W., and B. Mealer. 2010. William Morrow.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Stewardship, Weather – Keywords: wind
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Let’s Save Water!
    Non-Fiction

    Nelson, S.A., G. Saunders-Smith, and K.M. Krebs. 2006. Capstone Press, Inc.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Stewardship – Keywords: water
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society First Field Guide Series)
    Non-Fiction

    Ricciuti, E. 1998. Scholastic, Inc.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Soil – Keywords: rocks & minerals
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Eve and Smithy: An Iowa Tale
    Fiction

    Edwards, M. 1994. HarperCollins Publishers.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants – Keywords: Iowa
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Agatha’s Feather Bed: Not Just Another Wild Goose Story
    Fiction

    Deedy, C.A. and L.L. Seeley. 1994. Peachtree Publishers.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: natural resources
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • No More Water in the Tub
    Fiction

    Arnold, T. 1995. Puffin Books

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: water
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Joseph Had a Little Overcoat
    Non-Fiction

    Taback, S. 2000. Penguin Group.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: natural resource use
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • What’s So Bad About Gasoline?: Fossils Fuels and What They Do
    Non-Fiction

    Rockwell, A.F. and P. Meisel. 2009. Collins.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: fossil fuel
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • H is for Hawkeye: An Iowa Alphabet
    Non-Fiction

    Pierce, P. and B. Langton. 2003. Sleeping Bear Press.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Oil to Gas
    Non-Fiction

    Murray, J. 2006. ABDO Publishing Company.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • From Oil to Gas
    Non-Fiction

    Mitgusch, A. et al. 1981. Lerner

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: fossil fuel
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Materials
    Non-Fiction

    Gifford, C. 2008. Roaring Brook Press.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: natural resources
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • People Change the Land
    Non-Fiction

    Bauer, D. 2003. Coughlan Publishing.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: people and land
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • From Oil to Gas
    Non-Fiction

    Zemlicka, S. and S. Knudsen. 2003. Lerner Publishing Group.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: fossil fuel
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Story of Johnny Appleseed
    Non-Fiction

    Aliki. 1971. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: people and land
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Henry David’s House
    Non-Fiction

    Schnur, S., H.D. Thoreau and P.M. Fiore. 2002. Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.

    Category(ies): Famous Conservationists, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: people
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Air: Outside, inside, and All Around
    Non-Fiction

    Stille, D.R. 2004. Capstone Press.

    Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: air pollution
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • Erosion
    Non-Fiction

    Rutten, J. 1998. Child’s World, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Environmental Issues, Natural Resources & Land Use, Soil – Keywords: erosion
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • My America: A Poetry Atlas of the United States
    Fiction

    Hopkins, L. B. and S. Alcorn. 2000. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: geography, poems
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • The Lorax
    Fiction

    Dr. Seuss. 1971. Random House Books for Young Readers.

    Category(ies): Earth Day, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords:
    Age Group: Pre K-2nd grade

  • A Prairie Garden : Seventy Native Plants You Can Grow in Town or Country
    Non-Fiction

    Smith, J. R., and Smith, B. S. 1980. New York: University of Wisconsin P.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use, Plants, Prairie – Keywords: natural resource reference, prairie gardens
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Environmental Experiments about Land
    Non-Fiction

    Rybolt, T.R. 1993. Enslow Publishers, Incorporated.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: land use
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa – Portrait of the Land
    Non-Fiction

    Prior, J.C. and L.A. Stone. 2000. Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Geological Survey.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa's landscape, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa
    Non-Fiction

    Morrice, P. A. and J. Hart. 2007. Cavendish, Marshall Corporation.

    Category(ies): Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa’s Wild Places
    Non-Fiction

    Kurtz, C. 1996. Ames: Iowa State University Press.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa's landscape, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Iowa: Portrait of the Land
    Non-Fiction

    Iowa Department of Natural Resources. 2000. Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

    Category(ies): Habitats & Ecosystems, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Iowa's landscape, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • Silent Spring
    Non-Fiction

    Carson, R. 2002. Houghton Mifflin Company.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Famous Conservationists, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: Rachel Carson
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • A Sand County Almanac
    Non-Fiction

    Leopold, A. 1989. Oxford University Press.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Famous Conservationists, Natural Resources & Land Use, Wildlife – Keywords: Aldo Leopold, natural resource reference
    Age Group: Parents & educators

  • John Muir: Nature Writings
    Non-Fiction

    Muir, J. 1997. Penguin Group.

    Category(ies): Environmental Writers, Famous Conservationists, Natural Resources & Land Use – Keywords: John Muir
    Age Group: Parents & educators