Natural History of Eastern Massachusetts

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Here's a comprehensive guide to the nature of Eastern Massachusetts. There are nearly 300 color photographs and more than 100 color illustrations that help to describe the region of the state from Quabbin Reservoir on the west to the Atlantic shore on the east. You can read about the state's black bears, geology, frogs, wildflowers, birds, Native Americans, snakes, moose, spiders, endangered species, ice ages, butterflies, whales, insects, ecosystems, trees, weather and more. There are charts and illustrations ...
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Overview

Here's a comprehensive guide to the nature of Eastern Massachusetts. There are nearly 300 color photographs and more than 100 color illustrations that help to describe the region of the state from Quabbin Reservoir on the west to the Atlantic shore on the east. You can read about the state's black bears, geology, frogs, wildflowers, birds, Native Americans, snakes, moose, spiders, endangered species, ice ages, butterflies, whales, insects, ecosystems, trees, weather and more. There are charts and illustrations showing the nesting times for birds, the flight times for butterflies and the bloom times for wildflowers in Eastern Massachusetts. There are maps showing the state's major river systems and its highest mountain peaks. And there's even a month-by-month nature calendar.
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Editorial Reviews

New England Wild Flower Society Staf
A fascinating, richly illustrated guide ... A delight for naturalists of all ages.
North Andover Citizen
A wonderful introduction to the history and features of Massachusetts east of Quabbin Reservoir ... Chock full of gorgeous photographs ... It's also lots of fun.
Quincy Quincy Patriot Ledger
If you buy a copy for your kids, you'll have a hard time putting it down yourself. The text by Stan Freeman is clear but does not oversimplify the science, and the illustrations by Mike Nasuti are outstanding for such an inexpensive book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780963681430
  • Publisher: Hampshire House Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/15/1998
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 9 - 15 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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