Adirondack Alpine Summits: An Ecological Field Guide

Adirondack Alpine Summits: An Ecological Field Guide

by Adirondack Mountain Club
     
 

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Originally published as 85 Acres: A Field Guide to the Adirondack Alpine Summits, this ecological field guide brings the alpine world of the Adirondack High Peaks to the hiker, naturalist, and casual observer through the use of stunning photographs, the insightful knowledge of plant ecologist Dr. Nancy G. Slack, and helpful charts and maps. This winner of theSee more details below

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Originally published as 85 Acres: A Field Guide to the Adirondack Alpine Summits, this ecological field guide brings the alpine world of the Adirondack High Peaks to the hiker, naturalist, and casual observer through the use of stunning photographs, the insightful knowledge of plant ecologist Dr. Nancy G. Slack, and helpful charts and maps. This winner of the New York State Outdoor Education Association's Environmental Impact Award also encourages the reader to take part in the protection and preservation of this fragile environment by providing education and conservation tips.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931951180
Publisher:
Adirondack Mountain Club, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Sales rank:
1,280,892
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.80(h) x 0.30(d)

What People are saying about this

Elizabeth M. Lowe
"A wonderful addition to the understanding of the alpine summits of the Adirondacks.... A great contribution to the conservation and study of this fascinating ecosystem."--(Elizabeth M. Lowe, Managing Director, Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks, The W!ld Center)
Jerry Jenkins
"A field guide should be concise, accurate, useful and capable of telling you things you don't already know. This book is all of these, and more."--(Jerry Jenkins, author, Adirondack Atlas; Director, White Creek Field School)

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