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The Nature Of Winter

Author : Jim Crumley
ISBN : 1910192864
Genre : Nature
File Size : 68.45 MB
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During winter, dark days of wild storms can give way to the perfect, glistening stillness of frost-encrusted winter landscapes - it is the stuff of wonder and beauty, of nature at its utmost. In The Nature of Winter, Jim Crumley ventures into our countryside to experience firsthand the chaos and the quiet solitude of nature's rest period. He bears witness to the lives of remarkable animals such as golden eagles, red deer and even whales as they battle intemperate weather and the turbulence of climate change. ?In the snow Jim discovers ancient footsteps that lead him to reflect on the journey of his personal nature-writing life - a journey that takes in mountain legends, dear departed friends and an enduring fascination and deep love for nature. Simply, he evokes winter in all its drama, in all its pathos, in all its glory.
Category: Nature

Discover Nature In Winter

Author : Elizabeth Lawlor
ISBN : 9780811744591
Genre : Nature
File Size : 37.74 MB
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Winter is no time to limit nature activity! In Discover Nature in Winter, informative background on winter stargazing, wildlife behavior, deciduous and coniferous trees, melt-freeze cycles, and much more are paired with hands-on explorations that bring this season to life—no matter where you live. These simple, nonintrusive activities require only common household items—pencil, notebook, magnifying glass, bug box, ruler—and a bit of natural curiosity.
Category: Nature

Stokes Guide To Nature In Winter

Author : Donald Stokes
ISBN : 0316817236
Genre : Nature
File Size : 44.71 MB
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With these handy paperback reference guides, illustrated throughout with black-and-white line drawings, nature watchers know what to look for and how to interpret what they see. Whether carried into the field or consulted at home, these books provide readers with fascinating facts and insights into the behavior of birds and wildlife. And that's not all. With new Stokes projects under way ... with information about Stokes activities available on-line at can be certain that more and more readers will be relying on Stokes guides.
Category: Nature

The Nature And Science Of Winter

Author : Jane Burton
ISBN : 0836821912
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 29.3 MB
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Explains why the season of winter happens and how it manifests itself in the weather and changes in plants and animals.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

All The Year Round

Author : Frances Lucia Strong
ISBN : HARVARD:32044097064265
Genre : Natural history
File Size : 65.46 MB
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Category: Natural history

Winter Games Pitches

Author : R. D. C. Evans
ISBN : 1873431031
Genre : Athletic fields
File Size : 69.37 MB
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Covering the establishment and care of grass for a wide variety of sports such as association football, rugby, hockey, lacrosse, the Gaelic games, American football and including facilities such as polo grounds, this work provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject. Divided into nine sections, a detailed introduction to the sports to be catered for is followed by sections on: pitch construction and design; sands for construction and top dressing; frost protection and soil warming; grasses for winter pitches; maintenance machinery; fertilizers for pitches; weeds, pests and diseases; and end of season renovation.
Category: Athletic fields

Winter Facets

Author : Andrea Dortmann
ISBN : 303910540X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Based on a variety of close readings, this book analyzes the use of ice and snow motifs in selected literary, scientific, and philosophical texts by a wide range of European authors from Johannes Kepler to Thomas Mann. The focus of the book is on German literature. While the metaphorical significance of cold imagery has been studied by various scholars, the close relationship between figurations of the cold and writing or reading has so far been overlooked. Compared with other instances of -reading the book of nature-, stars or stones for example, the unstable status of snow or ice configurations also renders their literary representation problematic. This inherent tension accounts for the attraction snow and ice have exerted on authors to this day. Particular attention is paid to those texts that negotiate the close rapport between the fragile literary object and the fragile status of language and readability, thus exposing the -fragile legibility- of snow and ice motifs. This focus allows us to address more general issues, such as the shifting status of the aesthetic at the intersection of older natural history and the emergence of modern science; the apocalyptic; and the melancholic implications of cold imagery."
Category: Literary Criticism

The Nature Of Vermont

Author : Charles W. Johnson
ISBN : 0874518563
Genre : Nature
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An up-to-date overview of Vermont's geological, natural, and land use histories, in the context of past, present, and future human interactions with the landscape.
Category: Nature