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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: 4.43 · 7 ratings · 1 review · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Year of the Pig
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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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The Storyteller by Mario Vargas Llosa
The Storyteller
by Mario Vargas Llosa
read in April, 2014
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I misplaced my copy for several months. When I found it I started reading again, but some portions of this book were challenging to follow. In the end, comes together and I found The Storyteller to be well worth the time and effort. This is a very go...more
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A Thousand Deer by Rick Bass
A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and the Hill Country
by Rick Bass
recommended to Mark Hainds by: Casey Kittrell, Sponsoring Editor, U of Texas Press
read in January, 2014
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It's worth noting that I obtained my copy of 1000 Deer from Casey Kittrell, Sponsoring Editor for the University of Texas Press. Thanks Casey!

Although I have read articles by Rick Bass, this is my first time reading a book written by the Texas-born a...more
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Hell's Angels by Hunter S. Thompson
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Hunter S. Thompson, I have read, invented the Gonzo style. However you describe it, I like the honest, open, unselfconscious way he tells a story. I approve of his disdain for authority. I admire his thirst for experiences, regardless of the conseque...more
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