A Naturalist's Guide to the Virginia Coast

A Naturalist's Guide to the Virginia Coast

by Curtis J. Badger, Cynthia A. Belcher
     
 

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Feel the Mud between your toes on the tidal flats at Chincoteague; walk the sandy beach at Back Bay; pedal a bike along the Cape Henry Trail at First Landing State Park. Informative as a guidebook -- complete with sections on Virginia's primary coastal wilderness areas and appendices listing where to go and what to look for -- A Naturalist's Guide also serves as a…  See more details below

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Feel the Mud between your toes on the tidal flats at Chincoteague; walk the sandy beach at Back Bay; pedal a bike along the Cape Henry Trail at First Landing State Park. Informative as a guidebook -- complete with sections on Virginia's primary coastal wilderness areas and appendices listing where to go and what to look for -- A Naturalist's Guide also serves as a natural history primer, offering clear and concise chapters on the ecological, historical, and botanical background of the region Badger explores. For the parent adventuring with a curious child or the experienced birder in new territory, the weekend wanderer or the seasoned naturalist, Curtis Badger's user-friendly guide provides an engaging discussion about just the sorts of wondrous things the interested observer will encounter on a visit to Virginia's coastline.

Editorial Reviews

Roanoke Times
Badger is one of the top nature/outdoor writers in Virginia.

— Bill Cochran

Richmond Times-Dispatch
A rare and glorious literary combination of natural history and memorable writing.

— Garvey Winegar

Norfolk Virginian-Pilot
A consummately engaging naturalist.

— Bill Ruehlmann

Roanoke Times - Bill Cochran
Badger is one of the top nature/outdoor writers in Virginia.

Richmond Times-Dispatch - Garvey Winegar
A rare and glorious literary combination of natural history and memorable writing.

Norfolk Virginian-Pilot - Bill Ruehlmann
A consummately engaging naturalist.

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University of Virginia Press

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University of Virginia Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811725620
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/28/1996
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
5.81(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.52(d)

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University of Virginia Press

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University of Virginia Press

Meet the Author

Curtis J. Badger, a freelance writer and photographer in Onancock, Virginia, is the award-winning author of more than thirty books, including Salt Tide: Cycles and Currents of Life along the Coast and Virginia’s Wild Side: Fifty Outdoor Adventures from the Mountains to the Ocean(Virginia).

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