Field Notes from the Northern Forest / Edition 1

Field Notes from the Northern Forest / Edition 1

by Curt Stager, Anne E. Lacy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815605137

ISBN-13: 9780815605133

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

With the same humor and personable ease that characterizes the popular weekly nature program that he coproduces on North Country Public Radio, Curt Stager draws on the latest scientific literature and on his own observations to share his curiosity about the natural world. These twenty natural science essays take us down to ground level to explore the lives of animals,…  See more details below

Overview

With the same humor and personable ease that characterizes the popular weekly nature program that he coproduces on North Country Public Radio, Curt Stager draws on the latest scientific literature and on his own observations to share his curiosity about the natural world. These twenty natural science essays take us down to ground level to explore the lives of animals, plants, and fungi commonly encountered in the conifer, hardwood, and mixed wood forests of northeastern North America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815605133
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
257
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ground Bees3
Small Worlds15
Woodpeckers25
Underground Connections34
Why Do Bugs Bite?45
Natives59
Snakes68
Plant Defenses78
Fireflies91
Beavers99
Mosses and Lichens113
Bogs121
What Should You Do When You See a Bear?132
Conifers142
Princess Pines154
Winter Woods165
Northern Lights174
Bird Feeder Biology184
Snowfleas194
Maple Sap204
Postscript214
Glossary219
References231
Index245

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