The case for farming with the wild -- The sky islands. The ranch of 20,000 gabions ; Grassbanking in the Badlands ; In search of ranching's radical center ; Along the pollinator trail ; The Turner biodiversity legacy -- The Sacramento Valley. The revolution at the Hedgerow Farms ; Toward a Wilder Family Farm ; Bats against bugs ; Changing course : TNC and a tale of two rivers -- Building a matrix of farmland habitat. Bringing a watershed back to life ; The prairie potholes ; Restoring the bottomlands ; Rehydrating the ArkLaTex ; Much to do about muck -- Natural systems farming. Thinking like a prairie ; Farming in Leopold's footsteps ; The dairyman's diversity ; Unconventional conventional ; Farming below zero ; The farm of many faces -- Corridors, wildways, and citizen monitoring. Linking farmscapes, landscapes, and human communities ; Central coast farmscaping ; Building conservation communities ; The farm as park visitor center -- Wild garden farmers. Sangin' in Daniel Boone's footsteps ; Basins of relations ; Saving the seeds of endangered agriculture ; The Appalachian food forest ; Leading edge lettuce ; Dry farmed tomatoes ; Ingrained traditions -- Ecolabels and local marketing initiatives. Making peace with predators ; Salmon safe : evolution of an ecolabel ; On habit and habitat ; CSA : linking farms and tables ; A new brand for beef -- Getting started. Some basics ; Managing for wildlife ; Bird friendly farming ; Landowner incentive programs ; Wild farm alliance platform ; Supporting organizations. "Though it is not widely recognized, modern industrial agriculture plays a major role in the rampant decline in biodiversity in the United States. Habitat destruction and fragmentation, displacement of native species and the introduction of exotic species, persecution of predators, and pollution of all kinds are just a few of its damaging ecological consequences. '--Publishers description.