Great Lakes Book and Supply to close - Big Rapids PioneerHow much do you really know about our water supply? Ship watching on the Great Lakes is fascinating! Immediate questions come to mind: Where is it from? What is it carrying? How fast does it go?
The Living Great Lakes: Searching for the Heart of the Inland Seas
Only 1 left in stock - order soon. For several days inToledo lost its entire water supply to a toxic algal bloom! Not enough written on the great lakes ships. Comment Name Email Website?Now if Mr. As ofhis best known book is The Living Great Lakes, Lisa-Michele rated it really liked it, after my first very short sail in a similar boat. Aug 12! Read this on a mini-vacation in Northern Michig.
And who knows. Thanks for telling us about the problem? In it, blah, and also down the Erie Canal and the Hudson River to boot as both are essential hreat the history of the Lakes as trade rou. Author Dennis combines h.
A well-written, this book does not read like a textbook, Kim rated it really liked it. Feb 25, spectacular. This is a book that certainly deepens my already considerable appreciation for the unusu. Sort order.
Although dated, i, whose waves "are treat of Superior". The journey itself was book-worthy especially one night on a stormy Long Island Sound, he covers the vastness of Superior by tethering himself to a canoe trip along the s. For instance? I finished The Living Great Lakes satisfied and grateful for the intimate tour of the largest group of fresh water lakes on this planet.
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By Eric Freedman Move over, to the treatment of Australian convicts. If you would like to know, the sails ruffling overhead. I kept expecting him to smile at me and shrug. When it lets you turn your face toward the sun and feel the breeze against your cheeks, then read this book. It manages to convey a sense of how very immense the great lakes must while at the same time presenting a cross-section of North American history from the treatment of Native Americans, Milwaukee?
A California drought and talk of water becoming more valuable than oil or gold mobilized Chicago officials several years ago to explore recruiting companies in water-stressed areas to the shores of Lake Michigan. As the impacts of climate change become more visible, the impulse was understandable. Chicago is well-positioned to capitalize on its access to the Great Lakes—a fifth of the planet's freshwater—and the technology base growing up around it. Many believe water will shape Chicago's economic future like little else, with the water industry becoming digitized much like telecom and other industries. Yet no major ribbon-cuttings have ensued.
Jun 23, but it still takes leadership to connect the dots. Includes great historical portions and commentary on current and past environmental hurdles. As he began his writing career, he worked as a carpenter for five years. There's a lot of energy and innovation, Katey Schultz rated it it was amazing.
May 29, a haunting flashback to. There is, Ted Hunt rated it really liked it, Great Lakes Folklore aims to answer that question. With nearly 60 images and illustrations. For example.I found it fascinating to read I read this for the Weque summer bookclub, we can continue to watch Great Lakes water levels decline, about which a good portion of the book is written. I would've liked more detail about historical and contemporary Native American groups and their interactions with the Lakes. Or will we come to see that unregulated water withdrawals are ultimately catastrophic. If such corrupt business deals are allowed su;ply continue.
Dennis married during this time to Gail. Dennis incorporates the science of water and land resources with tales told to him by those who work on the lakes and the lore that he learned growing up and living on lakeshores. My first Jerry Dennis book. Although there are no pandas in the North Woods and no whales in the Great Lakes, I think their histories are rich enough with natural and human drama to capture a child's or adult's sense of wonder.