Susan Leigh Tomlinson is a paleontologist, artist, and faculty member of Texas Tech University, where she teaches a field craft class in the nature studies program. She lives in Lubbock, Texas.
How to Keep a Naturalists Notebookby Susan Leigh Tomlinson
For nature-lovers, birders, and students of wildlife and biology, keeping a field notebook is
For nature-lovers, birders, and students of wildlife and biology, keeping a field notebook is essential to accurately recording outdoor observations. This unique guide offers instruction on how to do it--what to look for, what information should be recorded and how to organize it, basic drawing skills using line and color, and incorporating maps and charts, as well as advice on equipment to take in the field and using conventional field guides. A colorful book that will teach and inspire.
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Tomlinson, in 147 pages has given us a wonderful and clearly understandable guide in her Naturalist's Handbook to those of us who strive to better understand of earth's natural wonders. From what we see, hear, smell, feel and taste we are guided on how to observe, identify, record/document. She addresses the need of a "field bag" and a list of various suggested items you may want use in the field We are given tips on how to sketck and apply notes in the field.