Wild North Carolina

Wild North Carolina

Discovering the Wonders of Our State's Natural Communities

eBook - 2011
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Celebrating the beauty, diversity, and significance of the state's natural landscapes, Wild North Carolina provides an engaging, beautifully illustrated introduction to North Carolina's interconnected webs of plant and animal life. From dunes and marshes to high mountain crags, through forests, swamps, savannas, ponds, pocosins, and flatrocks, David Blevins and Michael Schafale reveal in words and photographs natural patterns of the landscape that will help readers see familiar places in a new way and new places with a sense of familiarity.Wild North Carolina introduces the full range of the state's diverse natural communities, each brought to life with compelling accounts of their significance and meaning, arresting photographs featuring broad vistas and close-ups, and details on where to go to experience them first hand. Blevins and Schafale provide nature enthusiasts of all levels with the insights they need to value the state's natural diversity, highlighting the reasons plants and animals are found where they are, as well as the challenges of conserving these special places.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2011
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780807877791
9780807834671
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (185 pages)
Additional Contributors: Schafale, Michael Paul
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