Get Outdoors

Highline Community College Library
Get Outdoors! Recommended Reading for July 2009
In Washington State, summer is the most popular time to get outdoors and enjoy being “in nature”. These resources will provide advice and background information to help you enjoy the season.
Maps/Navigation
Finding your way in the outdoors: compass navigation, map reading, route finding, weather forecasting, by Robert L. Mooers, Jr. 629.045 M817f
Washington accessible outdoor recreation guide. 790.196 W317 2005
Washington atlas & gazetteer 912.797 D362w 1998
Outdoor Living
The basic essentials of first aid for the outdoors / by William W. Forgey. 616.0252 F721b
Living off the country; how to stay alive in the woods./ Bradford Angier. 613.69 A588L
Wilderness living / Gregory J. Davenport. 613.69 D247 2001
Simple foods for the pack / by Vikki Kinmont & Claudia Axcell 641.5 K55s
Treasury of outdoor cooking./ James Beard 641.578 B368t
The joy of camping; the complete four-seasons, five-senses practical guide to enjoying the great outdoors (without destroying it) [by] Richard W. Langer. 796.54 L276j
Complete outdoors encyclopedia / by Vin T. Sparano. 799.19 S736c
Be Prepared
Living on the earth: celebrations, storm warnings, formulas, recipes, rumors, & country dances harvested by Alicia Bay Laurel. 301.3 L378L
Living off the country; how to stay alive in the woods / Bradford Angier 613.69 A588L
First aid handbook / Pippa Keech 616.0252 K26f 2006
Outdoor Activities
Nature for the very young : a handbook of indoor and outdoor activities / Marcia Bowden 372.357 B784n
Camera afield / Sid Latham 770.28 L352c
Beyond the basics : innovative techniques for nature photography / by George D. Lepp 778.93 L598b 1993
Make the most of your lawn / James Meyers 790 M613m
Complete handbook of indoor and outdoor games and activities for young children / Jean R. Feldman 790.1922 F312c 1994
Mountains in colour / Frank S. Smythe 796.522 S668m
Look to the wilderness ./ William Douglas Burden 799.2 B949L
The backpacker’s field manual [electronic resource] : a comprehensive guide to mastering backcountry skills / Rick Curtis
Understand What You See and Hear
The American seasons / Edwin Way Teale 500.9 T253a
Knowing the outdoors in the dark / Vinson Brown 570 B881k 1972
A Sand County almanac, and Sketches here and there / Aldo Leopold 578 L587s 1949
Journey into summer; a naturalist’s record of a 19,000-mile journey through the North American summer / Edwin Way Teale 578.0973 T253j 1960
Flora of southeastern Washington, and of adjacent Idaho / Harold St. John. 581.979 S143f
Sportsman’s guide to game animals; a field book of North American species / Leonard Lee Rue. 599 R918s
Pilgrims of the wild / Wa-Sha-Quon-Asin 599.3232 B426p 1968
Game birds of North America, by Leonard Lee Rue III. 799.24 R918g
Open horizons [electronic resource] / Sigurd F. Olson
Poetry and Stories
The pond, by Robert Murphy 813.52 M978p 1964
Tales from Jackpine Bob [electronic resource] / written and illustrated by Bob Cary
Gunflint [electronic resource] : reflections on the trail / Justine Kerfoot
Woman of the Boundary Waters [electronic resource] : canoeing, guiding, mushing, and surviving / Justine Kerfoot
Friendship fires [electronic resource] / Sam Cook
Quiet magic [electronic resource] / Sam Cook
Up North [electronic resource] / Sam Cook
Camp sights [electronic resource] / Sam Cook
Make a Living
Careers in the environment / Mike Fasulo and Paul Walker. 363.70023 F251c 2007
Career opportunities in conservation and the environment / Paul R. Greenland and AnnaMarie L. Sheldon 333.72023 G814c 2008
Careers for nature lovers & other outdoor types / Louise Miller. Career Collection 333.72023 M648c 2008
Make Our State Safe for Nature:
Planning for parks, recreation, and open space in your community / text by Susan C. Enger 353.78 E57p 2005
Washington’s biodiversity : status and threats / Washington Biodiversity Council 333.9516 W319 2007
Videorecordings
Take a walk on the wild side [videorecording] : readers theatre / Directed and scripted by Lee Buxton. 508 T136
Dersu Uzala [videorecording] / directed by Akira Kurosawa 791.4372 D4387 1994
Denise Levertov [videorecording] / the Lannan Foundation ; directed by Dan Griggs. 809 L292
Websites
Experience Washington: http://www.experiencewa.com/
Washington State Parks homepage: http://www.parks.wa.gov/
Access Washington Outdoor Activities: http://access.wa.gov/visiting/recreation_outdoor.aspx
GORP Washington State Travel: http://gorp.away.com/gorp/location/wa/wa.htm
Seattle EcoMetro Directory: http://www.ecometro.com/seattle/directory/tag/outdoor+recreation/
Outdoor Recreation in Washington State: http://gonw.about.com/od/recreationwa/Outdoor_Recreation_in_Washington_State.htm

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