This is a list of green living
materials available for loan from the DNR Library. All DNR employees can check out
materials from the library. Field staff should
email the library
to have materials sent to them. To search all of
the library's resources, please go to the
library catalog. Don't see what you
Email the library to request an interlibrary loan. (DNR
Green living for dummies : pocket edition / Yvonne
Jeffery, Liz Barclay, Michael Grosvenor. -- Hoboken, N.J. :
Wiley Pub., Inc., 2009
Green living : the E magazine handbook for living lightly on
the earth / by the editors of E/the environmental
magazine. -- New York, N.Y. : Plume, c2005
Living green : a practical guide to simple sustainability
/ Greg Horn. -- Topanga, CA : Freedom Press, c2006
The official Earth Day guide to planet repair / Denis
Hayes. -- Washington, D.C. : Island Press, c2000
The Green Guide
site features product reviews (for items such as shoes,
appliances, bedding, cosmetics, household cleaning supplies,
personal care items, and pest control techniques), lists of
ingredients to avoid, articles (such as on what happens to
donated clothes), videos, blogs, and more. Also includes
information about the associated print publication. From
List of web resources for green living, compiled by the Enoch
Pratt Free Library in Baltimore.
Consumer guide to home energy savings / by Alex
Wilson, Jennifer Thorne, and John Morrill. -- 8th ed.
-- Washington, D.C. : American Council for an
Energy-Efficient Economy ;, c2003
Green from the ground up : a builder's guide :
sustainable, healthy, and energy-efficient home
construction / David Johnston & Scott Gibson.
-- Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2008
Topics include appliances and electronics, remodeling,
electricity (and solar and wind turbine systems),
heating, lighting, alternative fuel and hybrid electric
vehicles, and more. From the U.S.
Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and
Renewable Energy (EERE).
Building inside nature's envelope : how new construction
and land preservation can work together / Andy
Wasowski, with Sally Wasowski ; forword by Darrel G. Morrison
; photography by Andy Wasowski. -- Oxford, UK ; New York :
Oxford University Press, 2000
Designing outdoor environments for children : landscaping
schoolyards, gardens, and playgrounds / Lolly Tai ...
[et al.]. -- New York : McGraw-Hill, c2006
Green building & remodeling for dummies : pocket edition
= Green building and remodeling for dummies / by Eric Corey
Freed. -- Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009
Green building products : the GreenSpec guide to residential
building materials = GreenSpecĒ guide to residential
building materials / Alex Wilson and Mark Piepkorn, editors.
-- 3rd ed. -- Brattleboro, VT : BuildingGreen ;, c2008
Green from the ground up : a builder's guide : sustainable,
healthy, and energy-efficient home construction /
David Johnston & Scott Gibson. -- Newtown, CT : Taunton
Natural remodeling for the not-so-green house : bringing your
home into harmony with nature / Carol Venolia & Kelly
Lerner. -- 1st ed. -- New York : Lark Books, c2006
Sustainable landscape construction : a guide to green building
outdoors / by J. William Thompson & Kim Sorvig ; with
drawings by Craig D. Farnsworth. -- Washington, D.C. :
Island Press, c2000
Green Design/Sustainable Architecture: Resources
Extensive bibliography on sustainable design of buildings, with listings for dictionaries and encyclopedias, handbooks, histories, journals, and resources for codes and specifications, design, building materials, construction methods, environmental health, energy, case studies, and more. Includes links to additional research guides on solar design, daylighting (natural lighting), and other design topics. From the Environmental Design Library, University of
Green Builders Guide
List of web resources compiled by DallasHomeBuilders.org
Information about environmentally friendly, sustainable architecture and natural building, using renewable energy, local and recycled materials, and incorporating principles of conservation. Includes resource links and book and video recommendations.
Building Green: From Principle to Practice
This presentation focuses on the benefits of sustainable construction for businesses. It includes basic steps in planning for green building, supplemented by case studies. Also includes a page explaining LEED certification for green buildings, and links to additional websites about sustainable building. From the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
American plants for American gardens / Edith A.
Roberts and Elsa Rehmann ; foreword by Darrel G. Morrison.
-- Athens : University of Georgia Press, 1996
Bringing nature home : how native plants sustain wildlife in
our gardens / Douglas W. Tallamy. -- Portland, Or.
: Timber Press, 2007
Ecoscaping back to the future-- restoring Chesapeake
landscapes : native plant, rain gardens, and xeriscapes,
examples from the Chesapeake Ecology Center / by
Zora Lathan and Thistle A. Cone. -- [Maryland?] :
Chesapeake Ecology Center, c2005
Field and forest : a guide to native landscapes for
gardeners and naturalists / text and illustrations
by Jane Scott. -- New York : Walker, 1992
The Maryland master gardener handbook / University
of Maryland, Maryland Cooperative Extension. -- 4th ed.
-- Ellicott City, MD : Home and Garden Information Center,
Maryland Cooperative Extension, University of Maryland, 1998
Native plants for wildlife habitat / compilled by
Rich Mason and Jason Hitchcock. -- Annapolis, MD : U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Field Office :
Irvine Natural Science Center : Adkins Arboretum, 1997
Native plants for wildlife habitat and conservation
landscaping: Chesapeake Bay Watershed. --
Annapolis, MD : U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake
Bay Field Office, 2003
The natural garden book : a holistic approach to gardening
/ Peter Harper with Chris Madsen and Jeremy Light ; foreword
by John Jeavons. -- New York : Simon & Schuster, c1994
Water-conserving gardens and landscapes : water-saving
ideas, plant selection list, home drip irrigation guide,
easy-care landscapes, all-region zone maps / by John
M. O'Keefe. -- Pownal, Ver.: : Storey Communications,
The wildlife sanctuary garden / Carol Buchanan. --
Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c1999
Just for Kids
Crafty ideas from nature / Myrna Daitz & Shirley
Williams ; pictures by Gillian Chapman. -- New York :
Exley Giftbooks, c1989
Teaching kids to love the earth / Marina Lachecki
Herman ... [et al.] ; illustrations by Carolyn Olson. --
Duluth, Minn. : Pfeifer-Hamilton, c1991