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ISBN:0743200578
Author: Rachel Carley
ISBN13: 978-0743200578
Title: Wilderness A to Z: An Essential Guide to the Great Outdoors (Outdoor and Nature)
Format: mbr lrf azw lit
ePUB size: 1126 kb
FB2 size: 1984 kb
DJVU size: 1619 kb
Language: English
Category: Nature and Ecology
Publisher: Fireside; First Edition edition (October 23, 2001)
Pages: 368

Wilderness A to Z: An Essential Guide to the Great Outdoors (Outdoor and Nature) by Rachel Carley



Rachel Carley's previous books include Cabin Fever and The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture. She lives in Woodbury, Connecticut, and is a frequent visitor to the Adirondacks. Series: Outdoor and Nature. I was a little disappointed in the book itself. I expected it to have some colored photos and be more like a coffee-table book. Instead it has only small black and white photos and is not visually interesting. It does include good geographical and historical information, however.

Wilderness A to Z book. A world of dazzling beauty, heart-stopping adventure, and remarkable diversity, the American wilderness has attracted explorers, artists, writers, philosophers, and millions of hikers, anglers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts

You'll find their hard-won knowledge and secrets in Rachel Carley's marvelously absorbing Wilderness A to Z. More than 200 photographs and line drawings give life to a richly detailed text. Blending striking visual images with practical, geographical, and historical information, "Wilderness A to Z" is a nature lover's literary feast.

Wilderness A-Z: An essential guide to the Great Outdoors, by. In a book of this nature, I would prefer to see many more headings & bold (clearer) type to easily guide the reader to finding pertinent information quickly & memorably.

Advice, packing guide and safety tips for enjoying the great outdoors with your dog as a companion. We're happy you're here! Welcome to Mother Nature Network, where curiosity rules and living well is the goal. Join our newsletter list. The MNN newsletter is delivered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

in Nonfiction, Science & Nature, Nature, Environment, Ecology. in Nonfiction, Sports, Outdoors, Camping. in Nonfiction, Sports. by David Seidman, Paul Cleveland. Providing readers with exercises for developing a directional ‘sixth sense,’ tips on mastering the art of map- and compass-reading, and comprehensive updates on a range of technological advances, this perennially popular guide is more indispensable than ever.

Keep a nature journal While a traditional nature journal usually focuses on discoveries and sketches, ours include any kind of writing the kids want to include about their outdoor adventures. For example, this summer I encouraged my sons to keep a summer adventure journal. The 5 year old wrote one sentence and a picture with each entry. He told me what he wanted to write and I spelled it out for him; he wrote all his own letters). The 8 year old sketched too but also wrote at least a paragraph

Maria Montessori placed a great emphasis on nature and nature education. She felt that the outdoor environment should be an extension of the classroom. I love all the ideas for getting outdoors in Richard Louv’s book Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life. Maria Montessori’s Views on Children and Nature.

Rachel Carson’s day job was in marine biology, and she wrote the prize-winning book The Sea Around Us (1951), which spent 86 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. But Carson is best known for her 1961 book, Silent Spring, which directly led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. A patient and poetic guide, she invites readers to explore and reimagine one of the essential elements of our world, reminding us that to experience the countryside on fair days and never foul is to understand only half its story. Her third book, Rain, was nominated for the Wainwright Prize, an award given to the best writing on the outdoors, nature, and UK-based travel writing. Harrison has also written two nature novels: Clay (2013) and At Hawthorn Time (2015), the latter shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award.

Enjoying the great outdoors also promotes the health and well-being of the wilderness itself. Proper use of our public lands creates concern and awareness for keeping them protected and free from development. A: There are countless places to get outside and enjoy nature. Check with your local parks department and check out the Great Outdoor Recreation Pages. Thank You! For joining the movement to save our lands. We were unable to process your request. Join the movement to save our wildlands.

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A world of dazzling beauty, heart-stopping adventure, and remarkable diversity, the American wilderness has attracted explorers, artists, writers, philosophers, and millions of hikers, anglers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

You'll find their hard-won knowledge and secrets in Rachel Carley's marvelously absorbing Wilderness A to Z. More than 200 photographs and line drawings give life to a richly detailed text. Here you'll find information on:

Wilderness recreation, safety, and trail etiquette -- from finding the right boots and sleeping bags to emergency signals and advice on surviving encounters with bears Geological, botanical, and wildlife wonders of every state, from Alaska to the Everglades to the Adirondacks, including the Rockies, Yellowstone, and Yosemite Pioneering and contemporary naturalists, literary figures, and advocates whose vision has helped protect natural wonders, from seashores to scenic trails

Blending striking visual images with practical, geographical, and historical information, Wilderness A to Z is a nature lover's literary feast.

A world of dazzling beauty, heart-stopping adventure, and remarkable diversity, the American wilderness has attracted explorers, artists, writers, philosophers, and millions of hikers, anglers, mountaineers, and outdoor enthusiasts.

You'll find their hard-won knowledge and secrets in Rachel Carley's marvelously absorbing Wilderness A to Z. More than 200 photographs and line drawings give life to a richly detailed text. Here you'll find information on:

Wilderness recreation, safety, and trail etiquette -- from finding the right boots and sleeping bags to emergency signals and advice on surviving encounters with bears Geological, botanical, and wildlife wonders of every state, from Alaska to the Everglades to the Adirondacks, including the Rockies, Yellowstone, and Yosemite Pioneering and contemporary naturalists, literary figures, and advocates whose vision has helped protect natural wonders, from seashores to scenic trails

Blending striking visual images with practical, geographical, and historical information, Wilderness A to Z is a nature lover's literary feast.