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Field Guide To The Natural World Of Washington

Author : Howard Youth
ISBN : 9781421412030
Genre : Nature
File Size : 76.41 MB
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A guide to the wildlife of Washington D.C. includes information on parks, animals, plants, fungi, and geology.
Category: Nature

Field Guide To The Natural World Of New York City

Author : Leslie Day
ISBN : 9781421411491
Genre : Nature
File Size : 37.23 MB
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New York just might be the most biologically diverse city in temperate America. The five boroughs sit atop one of the most naturally rich sites in North America, directly under the Atlantic migratory flyway, at the mouth of a 300-mile-long river, and on three islands—Manhattan, Staten, and Long. Leslie Day, a New York City naturalist, reveals this amazing world in her Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City. Combining the stunning paintings of Mark A. Klingler with a variety of photographs and maps, this book is a complete guide for the urban naturalist—with tips on identifying the city's flora and fauna and maps showing the nearest subway stop. Here is your personal guide to the real wild side of America’s largest city. Throw it in your backpack, hop on the subway, and explore. -- Adrian Benepe, Commissioner, New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Category: Nature

A Field Guide To The Familiar

Author : Gale Lawrence
ISBN : 0874518652
Genre : Nature
File Size : 28.39 MB
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Essays offer a fresh look at common plants, animals, and natural phenomena
Category: Nature

Hands On Nature

Author : Jenepher Lingelbach
ISBN : UOM:39076002097827
Genre : Education
File Size : 39.79 MB
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This long-awaited revision of a popular book provides information and activities to assist educators and parents in exploring the local environment with children. Fact-filled essays introduce each subject, followed by field-tested, experiential activities that engage students in learning about the natural world. 115 illustrations.
Category: Education

Science Through Multiple Intelligences

Author : Robert Barkman
ISBN : 1569760969
Genre : Nature
File Size : 56.1 MB
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This resource helps teachers to help students become confident, competent, and responsible investigators of the world around them. Each activity is built upon an ecological principle, a scientific objective, and a national science standard. Each of the 36 outdoor lessons is accompanied by tasks, concepts, resources, and enrichment questions. Students construct knowledge from patterns they discover in lessons ranging from squirrels to leaves.
Category: Nature

Field Guide To The U S Economy

Author : Jonathan Teller-elsberg
ISBN : 9781595585691
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 42.64 MB
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Extensively revised and expanded with the most up-to-the-minute data, this new edition of the Field Guide to the U.S. Economy brings key economic issues to life, reflecting the collective wit and wisdom of the many progressive economists affiliated with the Center for Popular Economics. User-friendly and accessible, the book covers a wide range of subjects, including workers, women, people of color, government spending, welfare, education, health, the environment, macroeconomics, and the global economy, as well as brand-new material on the war in Iraq, the Department of Homeland Security, the prison-industrial complex, foreign aid, the environment, and pharmaceutical companies.
Category: Business & Economics

The Ultimate Field Guide To Landscape Photography

Author : Robert Caputo
ISBN : UOM:39015069296088
Genre : Photography
File Size : 76.81 MB
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Written by a master photographer, a comprehensive introduction to the art of landscape photography for both film and digital camera users offers an overview of the latest cameras and equipment, beginning and advanced techniques, new software for editing digital images, and other valuable information, suggestions, and tips. Original. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Photography

In The Field Among The Feathered

Author : Thomas R. Dunlap
ISBN : 9780199838127
Genre : History
File Size : 52.87 MB
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America is a nation of ardent, knowledgeable birdwatchers. But how did it become so? And what role did the field guide play in our passion for spotting, watching, and describing birds? In the Field, Among the Feathered tells the history of field guides to birds in America from the Victorian era to the present, relating changes in the guides to shifts in science, the craft of field identification, and new technologies for the mass reproduction of images. Drawing on his experience as a passionate birder and on a wealth of archival research, Thomas Dunlap shows how the twin pursuits of recreation and conservation have inspired birders and how field guides have served as the preferred method of informal education about nature for well over a century. The book begins with the first generation of late 19th-century birdwatchers who built the hobby when opera glasses were often the best available optics and bird identification was sketchy at best. As America became increasingly urban, birding became more attractive, and with Roger Tory Peterson's first field guide in 1934, birding grew in both popularity and accuracy. By the 1960s recreational birders were attaining new levels of expertise, even as the environmental movement made birding's other pole, conservation, a matter of human health and planetary survival. Dunlap concludes by showing how recreation and conservation have reached a new balance in the last 40 years, as scientists have increasingly turned to amateurs, whose expertise had been honed by the new guides, to gather the data they need to support habitat preservation. Putting nature lovers and citizen-activists at the heart of his work, Thomas Dunlap offers an entertaining history of America's long-standing love affair with birds, and with the books that have guided and informed their enthusiasm.
Category: History

Natural Disasters

Author : Pan American Health Organization
ISBN : 9789275115756
Genre : Nature
File Size : 70.41 MB
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Includes statistics.
Category: Nature