New Items in the DNR Library

This is a selected list of new items recently added to the library collections.  All DNR employees, including field staff, may check out materials from the library. Materials will be mailed to DNR field staff who cannot visit the library in person.  Click on the title to go to the item's catalog record and call number. To search all of the library's resources, please go to the library catalog

May 2011

America's conservation impulse : a century of saving trees in the Old Line State / Geoffrey L. Buckley.  --  1st ed.  --  Chicago : Center for American Places at Columbia College Chicago ;, 2010

The big thirst : the secret life and turbulent future of water / Charles Fishman.  --  1st Free Press hardcover ed.  --  New York : Free Press, 2011

A history of Green Ridge State Forest / Champ Zumbrun.  --  Charleston, SC : History Press, 2010

Maryland drinking water [DVD] : the journey from source to tap / Maryland Public Television.  --  [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2010

Rivers of worry [DVD] / Maryland Public Television.  --  [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2011

April 2011

Early life history of marine fishes / Bruce S. Miller, Arthur W. Kendall, Jr.  --  Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2009

The Maryland fisherman's annual : 2011 edition.  --  Intrepid Angler Productions, LLC, 2011

The wilderness warrior : Theodore Roosevelt and the crusade for America / Douglas Brinkley.  --  1st Harper Perennial edition.  --  New York : Harper Perennial, 2010

Who killed Crassostrea virginica? [DVD] : the fall and rise of Chesapeake Bay oysters / written and directed by Michael W. Fincham.  --  College Park, Md. : Maryland Sea Grant, 2011

March 2011

Clearing the coastline : the nineteenth-century ecological & cultural transformation of Cape Cod / Matthew McKenzie.  --  Hanover : University Press of New England, c2010

Ecosystem-based fisheries management : confronting tradeoffs / Jason S. Link.  --  Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010

Valuing environmental and natural resources : the econometrics of non-market valuation / Timothy C. Haab, Kenneth E. McConnell.  --  Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northampton, Mass., USA : E. Elgar Pub., c2002

January 2011

Catch and release in marine recreational fisheries : proceedings of the symposium, National Symposium on Catch and Release in Marine Recreational Fisheries, held at Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, 5-8 December 1999 / edited by Jon A. Lucy and Anne L. Studholme.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2002

Ecology of estuarine fishes : temperate waters of the Western North Atlantic / Kenneth W. Able and Michael P. Fahay.  --  Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010

Environmental role of wetlands in headwaters / edited by Josef Krecek and Martin Haigh.  --  Dordrecht : Springer, c2006

Fisheries techniques / edited by Brian R. Murphy and David W. Willis.  --  2nd ed.  --  Bethesda, Md., USA : American Fisheries Society, 1996

Impacts on warmwater streams : guidelines for evaluation / edited by C. Fredrick Bryan and D. Allen Rutherford.  --  2nd ed.  --  Little Rock, Ark. : Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Warmwater Streams Committee, 1995

Invasive species : vectors and management strategies / edited by Gregory M. Ruiz and James T. Carlton.  --  Washington, DC : Island Press, c2003

Paddlefish management, propagation, and conservation in the 21st century : building from 20 years of research and management / edited by Craig P. Paukert and George D. Scholten.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2009

Second atlas of the breeding birds of Maryland and the District of Columbia / Walter G. Ellison, editor ; foreword by Chandler Robbins.  --  Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010

December 2010

Access 2003 bible / Cary N. Prague, Michael R. Irwin, and Jennifer Reardon.  --  1st ed.  --  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., c2004

Access 2003 for dummies / by John Kaufeld.  --  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2003

Biology, management, and protection of North American sturgeon : proceedings of the Symposium Biology, Management, and Protection of Sturgeon held at St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 23-24 August 2000 / edited by Webster Van Winkle ... [et al.].  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2002

Fisheries ecosystem planning for Chesapeake Bay / developed by the Chesapeake Fisheries Ecosystem Plan Technical Advisory Panel ; with support of the NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2006

November 2010

Chesapeake stories [DVD] : Outdoors Maryland special / Maryland Public Television.  --  [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2010

Inland fisheries management in North America / edited by Wayne A. Hubert and Michael C. Quist.  --  3rd ed.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2010

Mapping forestry / Peter Eredics, editor.  --  1st ed.  --  Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press, 2010

Outdoors Maryland love our parks [DVD] / Maryland Public Television.  --  [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2009

October 2010

Biology and management of dogfish sharks / edited by Vincent F. Gallucci, Gordon A. McFarlane, Gregory G. Bargmann.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2009

Biology of sharks and their relatives / edited by Jeffrey C. Carrier, John A. Musick, and Michael R. Heithaus.  --  Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, c2004

From sprawl to sustainability : smart growth, new urbanism, green development, and renewable energy / Robert H. Freilich, Robert J. Sitkowski and Seth D. Mennillo.  --  2nd ed.  --  Chicago, Ill. : American Bar Association, c2010

Sharks and their relatives II : biodiversity, adaptive physiology, and conservation  / edited by Jeffrey C. Carrier, John A. Musick, Michael R. Heithaus.  --  Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, c2010

September 2010

Biological indicators of aquatic ecosystem stress / edited by S. Marshall Adams.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2002

Coastal lagoons : critical habitats of environmental change / edited by Michael J. Kennish, Hans W. Paerl.  --  Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2010

Freshwater fishes of Virginia / Robert E. Jenkins and Noel M. Burkhead.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, c1994

August 2010

Building a GIS : system architecture design strategies for managers / Dave Peters.  --  1st ed.  --  Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press, 2008

Centrarchid fishes : diversity, biology, and conservation / edited by S.J. Cooke and D.P. Philipp.  --  Chichester, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009

Community ecology of stream fishes : concepts, approaches, and techniques / edited by Keith B. Gido, Donald A. Jackson.  --  Bethesda, Md. : American Fisheries Society, 2010

Excel 2003 for dummies / by Greg Harvey.  --  Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., c2003

Forest management solutions for mitigating climate change in the United States / Robert W. Malmsheimer... [et al.].  --  Bethesda, Md. : Society of American Foresters, c2009

Green building & remodeling for dummies : pocket edition = Green building and remodeling for dummies / by Eric Corey Freed.  --  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009

Green living for dummies : pocket edition / Yvonne Jeffery, Liz Barclay, Michael Grosvenor.  --  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley Pub., Inc., 2009

Microsoft Office Excel 2003 step by step / Curtis Frye.  --  Redmond, Wash. : Microsoft Press, 2003

Monitoring ecological impacts : concepts and practice in flowing waters / Barbara J. Downes ... [et al.].  --  Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2002

Nature's playground : activities, crafts, and games to encourage children to get outdoors / Fiona Danks, Jo Schofield.  --  Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, 2007

A primer of ecology with R = Ecology with R / M. Henry H. Stevens.  --  New York : Springer, c2009

July 2010

American shad in the Susquehanna River Basin : a three-hundred-year history / Richard Gerstell.  --  University Park, PA : Pennsylvania State University Press, c1988

Let the river run silver again! : how one school helped return the American shad to the Potomac River--and how you too can help protect and restore our living waters / Sandy Burk.  --  Blacksburg, Va. : McDonald & Woodward Pub. Co., c2005

Lining up data in ArcGIS : a guide to map projections / Margaret M. Maher.  --  1st ed.  --  Redlands, Calif. : ESRI Press : [Distributed by] Ingram Publisher Services, 2010

The practice of adaptive leadership : tools and tactics for changing your organization and the world / Ronald Heifetz, Alexander Grashow, Marty Linsky.  --  Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business Press, c2009

The oyster : a popular summary of a scientific study / by William K. Brooks.  --  Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996

June 2010

An annotated bibliography of scientific literature on managing forests for carbon benefits / Sarah J. Hines, Linda S. Heath, Richard A. Birdsey.  --  Newtown Square, PA : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 2010

Conservation buffers : design guidelines for buffers, corridors, and greenways = Design guidelines for buffers, corridors, and greenways / [Gary Bentrup].  --  [Asheville, N.C.] : U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station ;, 2008

Deep water : the epic struggle over dams, displaced people, and the environment / Jacques Leslie.  --  1st ed.  --  New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005

Earth, the sequel : the race to reinvent energy and stop global warming / Fred Krupp and Miriam Horn.  --  1st ed.  --  New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2008

Organic manifesto : how organic farming can heal our planet, feed the world, and keep us safe / Maria Rodale ; foreword by Eric Scholosser.  --  New York : Rodale : Distributed to the trade by Macmillan, c2010

Restorative commons : creating health and well-being through urban landscapes / edited by Lindsay Campbell and Anne Wiesen.  --  Newtown Square, PA : USDA Forest Service, 2009

The rough guide to climate change / by Robert Henson.  --  London : Rough Guides, 2006

The story of stuff : how our obsession with stuff is trashing the planet, our communities, and our health--and a vision for change = Stuff / Annie Leonard ; with Ariane Conrad.  --  1st Free Press hardcover ed.  --  New York : Free Press, 2010

The suicidal planet : how to prevent global climate catastrophe / Mayer Hillman with Tina Fawcett and Sudhir Chella Rajan.  --  1st ed.  --  New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2007

May 2010


Getting started in permaculture : over 50 DIY projects for house & garden using recycled materials / Ross & Jenny Mars. -- White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub. Co., c2007

The singing life of birds : the art and science of listening to birdsong / Donald E. Kroodsma ; drawings by Nancy Haver. -- Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005

Social marketing : influencing behaviors for good / Philip Kotler, Nancy R. Lee. -- 3rd ed. -- Los Angeles : Sage Publications, c2008

The yes factor : get what you want, say what you mean, the power of persuasive communication / Tonya Reiman. -- New York : Hudson Street Press, c2010

Children's Books:

Minty : a story of young Harriet Tubman / by Alan Schroeder ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney. -- 1st ed. -- New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1996

Turtles in my sandbox / by Jennifer Keats Curtis ; illustrated by Emanuel Schongut. -- Mount Pleasant, SC : Sylvan Dell Pub., c2006


Chesapeake Bay by air [DVD] / Maryland Public Television. -- [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2010

Growing greener schools [DVD] / directors, Harry Wiland & Dale Bell ; producers, Beverly Baroff ... [et al.] ; a production of the Media & Policy Center Foundation. -- [Santa Monica, Ca.] : Media & Policy Center Foundation, c2010

The runoff dilemma [DVD] / Maryland Public Television. -- [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2010

The skipjacks [DVD] / Maryland Public Television. -- [Owings Mills, Md.] : Maryland Public Television, 2010

April 2010


Bay barometer : a health and restoration assessment of the Chesapeake Bay and watershed in 2009 / Chesapeake Bay Program. -- Annapolis, Md. : Chesapeake Bay Program, 2010

Beautiful evidence / Edward R. Tufte.  --  Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press, c2006.

The cognitive style of PowerPoint : pitching out corrupts within / Edward R. Tufte.  --  2nd ed.  --  Cheshire, Conn. : Graphics Press, 2006.

Ecosystem based management : the Chesapeake and other systems, a regional conference to explore current status and future possibilities for ecosystem based management throughout the Chesapeake basin, Baltimore Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, March 22-25, 2009. -- [Edgewater, Md. : Chesapeake Research Consortium, 2009

Evolving approaches to managing marine recreational fisheries / edited by Donald R. Leal and Vishwanie Maharaj.  --  Lanham, MD : Lexington Books ;, c2009

Fight for the bay : why a dark green environmental awakening is needed to save the Chesapeake Bay / Howard R. Ernst. -- Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2010

Foundations of restoration ecology / edited by Donald A. Falk, Margaret A. Palmer, and Joy B. Zedler ; foreword by Richard J. Hobbs.  --  Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2006

Large-scale restoration of eelgrass (Zostera marina) in the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers, Maryland / submitted by Kathryn Busch [and] Rebecca Raves Golden. -- [Annapolis, Md. : Maryland Department of Natural Resources, 2009

Marine ecoregions of North America / authors, Tara A.C. Wilkinson, Ed Wiken, Juan Bezaury Creel, Thomas F. Hourigan, Tundi Agardy, Hans Herrmann, Lisa Janishevski, Chris Madden, Lance Morgan, Moreno Padilla. -- Montr‚eal, Qu‚ebec : Commission for Environmental Cooperation, 2009

A sustainable Chesapeake : better models for conservation / edited by David G. Burke and Joel E. Dunn. -- Arlington, Va. : The Conservation Fund, 2010


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