Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking

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by Tom Brown
     
 

Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Tom Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to Earth. This unique volume teaches us the basics of sight, smell, and taste; it shows us how to become one with nature, and how to receive all the signs and signals of the multitude of living creatures with whom we share the beauty and bounty of the

Overview

Utilizing the ancient lore of Native Americans, Tom Brown passes on a timeless tradition that connects humankind to Earth. This unique volume teaches us the basics of sight, smell, and taste; it shows us how to become one with nature, and how to receive all the signs and signals of the multitude of living creatures with whom we share the beauty and bounty of the wilderness.

* How to restore to our senses all the amazing powers stolen away by civilization
* How to move as silently as the Native American scouts
* How to spot and identify the tracks of a vast variety of animals
* How to find humas lost in the wilderness

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780425099667
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1986
Series:
Field Guide Series , #2
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
511,510
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Tom Brown, Jr. began to learn hunting and tracking at the age of eight under the tutelage of an Apache elder, medicine man, and scout in Toms River, New Jersey, and is the author of 16 books on nature. Recently, he was the technical advisor on The Hunted, a major motion picture starring Tommy Lee Jones and Benecio Del Toro.   In 1978, Tom founded the Tracker School in the New Jersey Pine Barrens where he offers more than 25 classes about wilderness survival and environmental protection.

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Tom Brown's Field Guide to Nature Observation and Tracking 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I actually own the 1983 printing of this book and have used the techniques in it to track wildlife while camping. They work. I've gotten closer to many wild animals than I thought possible. (Not to mention being able to sneak up on my neighbor's cat and scare it nearly to death, repeatedly.)
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sam_grow More than 1 year ago
Tom has done it again. The pictures and descriptions of the tracking information is excellent. A MUST READ for any outdoors person. There is 10 years worth of stuff to do. it's just finding time to do it all. a must read... sam_grow
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Guest More than 1 year ago
this book was not only a great way to use my time but it was also a great read.