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Wild in the City

Exploring the Intertwine, the Portland-Vancouver Region's Network of Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas
(Book - 2011 )
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The second edition of the highly acclaimed Wild in the City brings over 100 of the best parks, trails and natural areas to your fingertips. This comprehensive "must-have" reference will be the go-to field guide for hikers, cyclists, paddlers, bird watchers, and nature enthusiasts. This revised and updated edition contains all new maps organized according to watershed and includes twenty-eight unique "rambles" that explore multiple sites for recreation, wildlife viewing, or simply contemplating the joys of nature. New natural history essays by such well-known writers as Ursula K. Le Guin, Kim Stafford, Robin Cody, Judy BlueHorse Skelton, Robert Michael Pyle, Jonathan Nicholas, and Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, offer fresh perspectives on the little pockets and expansive corridors of Portland's wild environs. The book also examines the innovative strategies that cities, agencies, and nonprofits are using to create an ecologically sustainable metropolitan region. This invaluable resource will be an essential guide for educators and parents who want to explore the region's natural wonders with their students and children. Included are tips on living with wildlife, as well as a new section that provides essential information for how urban living and green spaces intersect.
Title: Wild in the city
exploring the intertwine, the Portland-Vancouver region's network of parks, trails, and natural areas
Publisher: Corvallis : Oregon State University Press ; Portland, Or. : Audubon Society of Portland, 2011
Edition: 2nd ed
Characteristics: xx, 427 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Michael C. Houck and M. J. Cody
Notes: Includes index
Additional Contributors: Cody, M. J. - 1946- - (Mary Jane),
Houck, Michael C.
Audubon Society of Portland
ISBN: 0870716123
9780870716126
Branch Call Number: 917.9549 W668 2011
Subject Headings: Portland Region (Or.) Guidebooks Natural history Oregon Portland Region Guidebooks
Topical Term: Natural history
LCCN: 2011025706
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Whether you want to boat, hike, or just enjoy the view, this book will help you find a spot. What's that you say? You'd rather just read about nature? Well, in addition to maps and guides, this book contains natural history essays from some pretty big names in the literary world.

Whether you want to boat, hike, or just enjoy the view, this book will help you find a spot. What's that you say? You'd rather just read about nature? Well, in addition to maps and guides, this book contains natural history essays from some pretty big names in the literary world.


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