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The Ocean Lord: Book Two of the Fire Cat Stories By Angela Russell
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In the Celestial Court of the Great Mother Goddess, the Supreme Council of the Higher Spheres is called to session. In the Far Pavilions all living creatures are so interconnected that it is as if... More > there were a fine silver thread woven through all of creation. It is not difficult, therefore, for the enlightened to discover when something goes deeply amiss. Facing impending catastrophe, Winnowyn and Rowanberry Longwhisker, the Clowder Elders, call upon the fire cat and send him on a mission to find a cure for the mysterious illness afflicting the Clowder and the creatures of the Great Arcadian Forest. The fire cat sets out on a journey to find the Ocean Lord, the source of all wisdom. He must go beyond the shores of Arcadia to Kaldivari, the kingdom of the Tiger Lords, and to Tharsis, Land of the Fire Mountains. With the Clowder in grave danger, he must face his greatest fears, travelling beyond the boundary of death itself in order to save his kin.< Less
I never met a fire I didn't like By Tracy Clark
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How a simple boy from Kansas went from being a navy sailor to a firefighter! Chasing his dream of being a wildland firefighter, he never gave up, but continued to step forward, one step at a time. ... More > He volunteered, then moved on to be a career firefighter and then eventually to a wildland firefighter. Includes only Chapter 1.< Less
Mechanized Equipment For Fire And Fuels Operations With Contractor Directory 2009 By Valerie Jaffe & Stephen "Obie" O'Brien
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A collaborative project of agency, nonprofit and private sectors to create a handy reference,training guidebook and dispatching aid. Includes mechanized operation strategies, tactics, machine... More > profiles, directory of qualified agency-contracted equipment operators from ID, MT, OR, WA. 400+ machines available from 87 contractors, pictured and described. Twelve common forestry equipment categories are discussed with profiles and numerous photos: dozers, pumpercats, wheeled and tracked skidders, feller bunchers, harvesters, forwarders, skidgines, super- skidgines, excavators, shovels, and mulchers. Seasoned perspectives and useful tips from the field. A must read for those interested in safe, efficient use of mechanized task forces. “Mechanized equipment is the most over-looked, under-utilized, and misunderstood firefighting resource.” George Custer, Incident Commander, National Incident Management Team (NIMO), 2008< Less
A Practical Guide for Forest School Leaders (or anyone, really!) to facilitating reflection in the outdoors By Caylin Gans
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Reflection is an essential part of the learning process, but can be challenging to facilitate. This guide gives concise and practical advice for facilitating reflection in an outdoor setting that's... More > suitable for learner-led educational approaches like Forest School. It's a good introduction for those who are new to the topic and wonder where to start, but it's also useful for experienced folk who wish to take a fresh look at their practice. Written by a Forest School Leader with a passion for learning along with contributions from a variety of people in the field, this guide is sure to light a fire (possibly even literally) and inspire you to find creative ways to encourage reflection in those you work with. Kindling and fire strikers not included... EXTRA: For a more hands on learning style I've put together a 7 DAY REFLECTION CHALLENGE. With this printed version you'll get instructions for practising 7 days of reflection utilising some of the advice and methods given in the guide.< Less
I Love My World - The Playful, Hands-on Nature Connection and Forest School Guidebook By Chris Holland
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The best selling playful, practical hands-on guide to nature connection and forest school now with colour photos! - The original b&w paper version sold over 4000 copies in the first 4 years by... More > world of mouth! This book inspires people to get outdoors & connect with themselves, others and nature though games, skills and activities. It is a forest school and anti-nature deficit disorder manual. It's a holistic outdoor education guidebook that will nurture greater self-esteem, self-reliance and a love & gratitude for the natural community we are part of. There are loads of activities inside, in a ready, get set, go! format that encourage people to learn basic survival skills, make maps, make music, learn how to use a knife safely and creatively, make environmental and land art, have community celebrations, go foraging, do some tracking, play team games, make up and tell stories around a fire. Have a peek at the preview for the introduction and a free activity to help widen your perception!< Less
Old Rangers, Grizzly Bears and Forgotten Heros By Patrick Hendrigan
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Patrick Hendrigan's memoires from the early days to the middle of his many years of work with the Alberta Forest Service. Richly illustrated with his own photos.
Logger Returns By Mrs. McGee
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Logger Returns - the grown up adventures of our white-tailed deer friend picks up where Logger's Story ends. Logger has been released back into the wild and is searching to find a permanent home. He... More > goes to a state park and thinks this may be the perfect place. When danger strikes & he must run for his life. Join him on his great big grown up adventure.< Less
Stuff By John Crawley
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Predawn hours– an out of control forest fire is raging towards Dave's home. He has less than an hour to get out. He must pack up all his belongings that he can, in order to escape with anything... More > valuable. But what is valuable in a situation like this? What carries meaning? What memories are there to save? Throughout his neighborhood, lights are coming on and neighbors are packing and readying their exits. Little time is left. Life, as Dave knew it, is about to change forever.< Less
ANGEL OF THE OZARKS By Allan Cannon
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Fifteen-year-old Angelique is sent to the mountains to live with her grandparents after her mother dies. She expects to be depressed, bored, lonely and ignored, but instead she wins the hearts of a... More > host of newfound relatives and friends, while becoming involved in exciting events. Meet her loving grandparents, her elderly independent aunt, the horses she rides, and the dogs she loves. Her unlikely friends are the elusive captain of a rescue boat, a stubborn rancher, a mysterious Native American, and the boy who becomes her special friend. Her activities include riding in a laughable mule race, herding cattle, sledding into a creek, taking a wild ride on an ATV to rescue her aunt, becoming a high water expert, and discovering that she is a bee charmer, like her aunt. Her volunteer project, helping at a camp for handicapped kids, culminates in escaping with the children from a forest fire.< Less
THE ANGEL OF CAMP COURAGEOUS By Allan Young
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THE ANGEL OF CAMP COURAGEOUS, by Allan Young Fifteen-year-old Angelique is sent to the mountains to live with her grandparents after her mother dies. She expects to be depressed, bored, lonely and... More > ignored, but instead she wins the hearts of a host of newfound relatives and friends, while becoming involved in exciting events. Meet her loving grandparents, her elderly independent aunt, the horses she rides, and the dogs she loves. Her unlikely friends are the elusive captain of a rescue boat, a stubborn rancher, a mysterious Native American, and the boy who becomes her special friend. Her activities include riding in a laughable mule race, herding cattle, sledding into a creek, taking a wild ride on an ATV to rescue her aunt, becoming a high water expert, and discovering that she is a bee charmer, like her aunt. Her volunteer project, helping at a camp for handicapped kids, culminates in escaping with the children from a forest fire.< Less

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