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Wild Seattle: A Celebration of the Natural Areas in and Around the City

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"Seattle is famous for its breathtaking natural environment - from the islands and waterways of Puget Sound to the old-growth forests of the Olympic Range to magnificent Mount Rainier. Now, in celebration of this scenic city, Wild Seattle explores the natural treasures to be found within a 90-minute drive from downtown. More than 140 extraordinary full-color images of wildlands, parks, and preserves by renowned nature photographers Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin are perfectly complemented by a text by acclaimed author and Seattle native
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"Seattle is famous for its breathtaking natural environment - from the islands and waterways of Puget Sound to the old-growth forests of the Olympic Range to magnificent Mount Rainier. Now, in celebration of this scenic city, Wild Seattle explores the natural treasures to be found within a 90-minute drive from downtown. More than 140 extraordinary full-color images of wildlands, parks, and preserves by renowned nature photographers Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin are perfectly complemented by a text by acclaimed author and Seattle native Timothy Egan." "The natural landscapes of the greater Seattle area are remarkable in scope. Separate chapters in the book showcase "wild in the city" retreats such as Schmitz and Discovery Parks; the scenic islands of Puget Sound, including Vashon, Whidbey, and the San Juans; the Olympic Peninsula, including the eastern side of Olympic National Park and the Kitsap Peninsula; Mount Rainier and its environs, from Mount Rainier National Park to the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge; and the magnificent North Cascades, including Cascade Pass, the Skagit Valley, and the Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. In each chapter, the photo gallery gathers both glorious panoramas and intimate close-ups, revealing the incredible diversity of flora and fauna to be found in that area." The book concludes with an afterword by longtime conservationist Doug Scott highlighting the efforts - both past and present - to protect the Seattle area's natural habitats in the face of rampant urban growth.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578051113
  • Publisher: Sierra Club Books
  • Publication date: 7/22/2004
  • Pages: 180
  • Product dimensions: 10.42 (w) x 10.32 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin have photographed extensively in North America and abroad, and their images have appeared in numerous calendars, magazines, and other publications. Their previous books include Washington: The Spirit of the Land and Oregon: Preserving the Spirit and Beauty of Our Land. They live on Vashon Island, on Puget Sound. Acclaimed writer and journalist Timothy Egan is a national correspondent for the New York Times and the author of numerous works of nonfiction, most notably The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest and Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West. He lives in Seattle. Doug Scott, former Associate Executive Director of the Sierra Club, is now Policy Director for the Campaign for America's Wilderness. He also lives in Seattle.
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Table of Contents

In the Arms of the Land Wild in the City Olympic Peninsula Mount Rainier to the Nisqually Cascades Islands and Waterways Afterword: The Long View Bibliography Agencies and Organizations

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2007

    Great Book!

    I initially found this book at my local library.The photogaphy is beautiful and the supporting text is interesting.I ended up purchasing the book for my own home library.

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