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Mark J. Hainds

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in Marceline, Missouri, The United States




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Mark Hainds is Research Coordinator for The Longleaf Alliance (LLA) and a Research Associate with Auburn University (AU). He is a lifelong hunter, fisherman, and trapper. He has studied and worked on the longleaf ecosystem for approximately two decades. Through his full-time positions with the LLA, he travels the natural range of longleaf pine from southeast Virginia to eastern Texas. He instructs landowners, biologists, foresters, and land managers on the most up-to-date methods for restoring and managing the longleaf ecosystem. In his spare time Mark collects, eats, and sells wild fruits, berries, and herbs at the Palafox Farmers Market in Pensacola, Florida. He also owns and manages HHHH Nursery and Wood Products, a small company that gr ...more

Average rating: 4.10 · 10 ratings · 1 review · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Year of the Pig
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
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recommended for: Long Distance Hikers
read in September, 2014
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Almost a whole year wasted. That’s how long I went without reading a significant number of books. Now I am on a crash course, working through a stack of books that are – mostly – relevant to my upcoming border walk.
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" It is only six more weeks before I begin my journey, walking the length of the Texas-Mexico Border. In preparation, I am walking as often as I can, an ...more"
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The Tecate Journals by Keith Bowden
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Everett Ruess by W.L. Rusho
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Everett Ruess by W.L. Rusho
Everett Ruess: A Vagabond for Beauty
by W.L. Rusho
recommended to Mark Hainds by: Ad Platt
recommended for: Adventurers and Misfits.
read in August, 2014
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I very much enjoyed this collection of letters written by Everett Ruess. He is a kindred spirit, with an accomplished writing style that eluded me at his age. To this book, I award five stars for content, but one star for binding. My new copy fell to ...more
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"From the NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW: THE SECRET OF RAVEN POINT By Jennifer Vanderbes Two separate mysteries create and maintain suspense throughout this gripping World War II coming-of-age novel. Eager to solve them is Juliet, an innocent girl..." Read more of this blog post »
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
" Save that book for me. Or, if you all ship books, I would be happy to pay for the book plus shipping. If not, I'll pick it up on a future trip to Aubu ...more"
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Mycelium Running by Paul Stamets
Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
by Paul Stamets
recommended for: mycophiles
read in October, 2013
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I am sure I'll revisit this book in the future. Paul Stamets is a mushroom genius.
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