Book Reviews

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Toward a Natural Forest, Custer Gallatin National Forest
Tucker, David
Over time, people change, and after reading Toward a Natural Forest (Oregon State University Press, $20), it’s clear governme Read more >>
Where Roads Will Never Reach
Tucker, David
In Bozeman, we’re lucky enough to have millions of acres of public land to recreate on, but that isn’t by accident. Read more >>
Tools for Grassroots Activists
Tucker, David
While it might seem that a major corporation has no business writing a manual for grassroots environmental activists, Patagonia has done just that. Read more >>
Young Men and Fire, Montana Required Reading
the editors
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting. —Thoreau Read more >>
The River Why by David James Duncan
the editors
Mud-season must-reads.“You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” –Ray Bradbury Read more >>
Yellowstone, Montana, National Parks
Solomon, Morgan
Delve deep into Yellowstone’s wild with David Peterson’s stunning photo book, Yellowstone: Near, Far & Wild (Farcountry Press, $20). Read more >>
Reuss, Dave
Tired of hiking the same old circuit of trails around Bozeman? Check out the new edition of Robert Stone’s Day Hikes Around Bozeman (Day Hike Books, $16) for plenty of beautiful hikes you’ve never done before, all within a 90-mile radius from Bozeman. Read more >>
Drew Hulse
Wind down with a good book. Read more >>
Blown Away Under the Big Sky
Mike England
The “Big Sky PI” is back in John Holt’s second installment of his Ed Bouchee murder-mystery series. Read more >>
Birds of Montana field guide
Mike England
Bird books are like opinions and posterior apertures—everyone, it seems, has one. And sifting through the gaggle of options can be a tedious, untidy process, after which you may want to abandon bird-watching altogether. Read more >>
Stories from Afield: Adventures with Wild Things in Wild Places
David Tucker
The mark of a great short-story collection is that each stands on its own, while at the same time contributing a necessary element to the overall volume. In Stories from Afield: Adventures with Wild Things in Wild Places (University of Nebraska Press, $19), Bruce L. Read more >>
Birds of Montana, Montana Audubon, Montana Birding
Brayton, Lea
If you find yourself searching for a comprehensive guide to local birds, there’s no doubt Birds of Montana Read more >>
Mountain States Foraging, Montana Flora
Brayton, Lea
Briana Wile’s Mountain States Foraging (Timber Press, $30) is the only guide I’d want in my pack on a back Read more >>
Reflections from Yellowstone and Beyond, Yellowstone National Park
Tucker, David
If you spend 43 years in any one place, you’re going to know it pretty well. And that’s how long Orville Bach has been a seasonal ranger in Yellowstone National Park. Read more >>
Help Yourself: A Backcountry Survival Guide Review
England, Mike
The best defense, as the old adage goes, is a good offense. Read more >>
Hiking Safely in Grizzly Country, Tim Rubbert
England, Mike
Some things aren’t intuitive, and behaving properly around bears is one of them. Luckily there’s a vast library of material on the matter, including a new book by Montana bear expert Tim Rubbert. Read more >>
Yellowstone Ranger Book Review, Yellowstone National Park
Brayton, Lea
Interested in reading more about the Park? Pick up Yellowstone Ranger (Riverbend Publishing, $23). Read more >>
Imperiled Cutthroat Book, Yellowstone Cutthroat
Brayton, Lea
Australian writer and legendary fisherman Greg French lays it all out for us in his new book Read more >>
Drews, Debbie
Author Keith McCafferty has an impressive Montana pedigree, and Read more >>
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