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Fish Tales: A Writer’s Journey into the Salmon Connection: 11/13/2019
Langdon Cook's website
Cook's website including information about his books, his blog, photo galleries, and more.
The Mushroom Hunters by
Call Number: QK617 .C685 2013
Publication Date: 2013
"Langdon Cook embeds himself in this shadowy subculture, reporting from both rural fringes and big-city eateries with the flair of a novelist, uncovering along the way what might be the last gasp of frontier-style capitalism."
Fat of the Land by
Call Number: QK98.5.U6 C66 2009
Publication Date: 2009
In wry, detailed prose, Cook traces his journey from wrangler of pre-packaged calories to connoisseur of coveted wild edibles. Structured around the seasons of the year, each chapter focuses on a specific food type and concludes with a recipe featuring the author's hard-won bounty, a savory stop to each adventure-filled morsel.
Salmon Country by
Call Number: Pacific Northwest Room Pacific Northwest Room QL638.S2 B875 2000
Publication Date: 2000
Salmon Country is a heartfelt testament to the natural beauty of the salmon and their significance to our world.
Salmon, People, and Place by
Call Number: SH348 .L528 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Drawing on his forty-three-year career in the field, Jim Lichatowichdescribes the myths, assumptions, and beliefs underlying salmonmanagement and recovery programs. In Salmon, People, Place, hereflects on the failure of plans based on the idea that naturalsalmon-sustaining ecosystems can be duplicated by hatcheries and theincorporation of salmon into the industrial food production system.Asserting the need for a new "salmon story," Lichatowichprovides management agencies and individuals specific steps designed tochange the way we all think about salmon - actions necessary toachieve sustainable relationships between salmon, people, and place.
Salmon Without Rivers by
Call Number: SH348 .L53 1999 Library Map
Publication Date: 1999
Explores the roots and evolution of the salmon crisis in the Pacific Northwest. The author describes the evolutionary history of the salmon as well as the geological history of the Pacific Northwest, before considering the multitude of factors, including historical, social, scientific and cultural, which have led to the salmon's decline. The book includes a clinical and critical assessment of why the numerous restoration efforts have failed.
State of Salmon: State of Washington
The indicators in this report tell us about the status of fish populations, watershed health, and implementation of recovery and sustainability plans, statewide.
Northwest Fisheries Science Center
The scientists of the Northwest Fisheries Science Center conduct leading-edge research and analyses that provide the foundation for management decisions to protect, recover, restore, and sustain ecosystems and living marine resources in the Pacific Northwest.
Salmon Recovery in Puget Sound
Using the Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Plan as a guide, the Partnership is committed to working with local stakeholders and communities, tribes, businesses, anglers, agriculture, environmental interest groups, and state and federal agencies to identify, sequence, prioritize, and implement projects and programs to recover salmon in Puget Sound.
Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office
The Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office was established by the Legislature, through the Salmon Recovery Planning Act, and charged with coordinating a statewide salmon recovery strategy.
Culture, Development, and Racism with Badrul Haque 10/9/2019
Power of Open Data: Understanding the Washington Economy Through Data Will Saunders 9/19/2019
Resources from Will's Presentation
Well-supported state and county data
Statistics & Data Libguide
Collins Library Collection of data & statistics guides.
Interface for many many data sets provided by the City of Tacoma. Includes data about business, public safety, and economic development. Mapping functionality for select data is particularly informative.