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Wildlife, Wildflowers, and Wild Activities: Exploring Southern Appalachia
     

Wildlife, Wildflowers, and Wild Activities: Exploring Southern Appalachia

by Jennifer Bauer, Ken Murray (Photographer), Janet Brown (Illustrator), Jerry Nagel, Kenneth Murray (Photographer)
 
The outdoors come to life in this collection of stories, games, crafts, investigations, and hands-on activities meant to accompany excursions into the fields, forests, and wetlands of southern Appalachia. The region’s rich natural diversity is highlighted, from its low-elevation coves to its highland ridges and balds. Because the southern Appalachian

Overview

The outdoors come to life in this collection of stories, games, crafts, investigations, and hands-on activities meant to accompany excursions into the fields, forests, and wetlands of southern Appalachia. The region’s rich natural diversity is highlighted, from its low-elevation coves to its highland ridges and balds. Because the southern Appalachian Mountains provide diverse habitats for plants and animals, every visit presents a new adventure. With an emphasis on the importance of a good conservation ethic along with suggestions on how to get involved in community conservation efforts, explorers of all ages can learn about topics such as plants, animals, microscopic life, life after dark, and environmental awareness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570723179
Publisher:
Overmountain Press
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jennifer Bauer is the manager at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, a former interpretive specialist at Roan Mountain State Park, and the author of Roan Mountain: A Passage of Time. She lives in Roan Mountain, Tennessee. Janet Brown is an ophthalmologist and a nature artist. She lives in Johnson City, Tennessee.

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