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National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Florida

  • Author: Peter Alden
  • Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 447
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Identifies one thousand types of Florida's plant and animal life, offers an overview of its natural history, and describes the state's beaches, parks, preserves, and forests

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Tropical Marine Fishes

Of the Caribbean, the Gulf of Mexico, Florida, the Bahamas, and Bermuda

  • Author: C. Lavett Smith,National Audubon Society
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781439504512
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 718
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Identifies the tropical marine fish living off the coast of North America

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southeastern States

National Audubon Society Field Guide to the Southeastern States

  • Author: Peter Alden
  • Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 447
  • View: 3938
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Describes the geology and habitats of the Southeastern states, and identifies birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, and plants found in the region

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes

National Audubon Society Field Guide to Fishes

North America

  • Author: Carter Rowell Gilbert,James David Williams
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 607
  • View: 1949
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Covering both freshwater and saltwater species, this fully revised edition brings a new level of accuracy and usefulness to the original fishes field guide published over 20 years ago. Over 700 new full-color photographs, 286 black-and-white illustrations, and 637 maps combine to make this book the most comprehensive field guide available to the fishes of North America. •635 species covered in detail, with notes on 771 more •723 full-color identification photographs •286 black-and-white illustrations •Visual organization of species photographs by shape for easy identification •Range map for each species •Glossary of useful terms

Wale und Delphine

Wale und Delphine

  • Author: Polly Boyd
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783768824736
  • Category:
  • Page: 255
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The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Seashells

  • Author: Harald Alfred Rehder
  • Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 894
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Surveys the habitat, range, behavior, biology, and reproductive habits of marine mullusks

A Guide to Field Guides

A Guide to Field Guides

Identifying the Natural History of North America

  • Author: Diane Schmidt
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN: 9781563087073
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 304
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Focusing on the North American continent, this book, the first of its kind, identifies and describes major field guides in all scientific subject areas (from plants, animals, and insects to astronomy and weather, geology and fossils, and man-made objects). Organized by topic, it offers complete bibliographic information and descriptions of more than 1,300 field guides.

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Eastern Region

The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds, Eastern Region

  • Author: John L. Bull,John Farrand
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Birds
  • Page: 775
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A simple and enjoyable book to aid in the identification of eastern species of birds.

Collins Guide to African Wildlife

Collins Guide to African Wildlife

  • Author: Peter Alden
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780002200660
  • Category: Africa
  • Page: 988
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National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

National Audubon Society Guide to Marine Mammals of the World

  • Author: National Audubon Society
  • Publisher: Knopf
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 527
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More than five hundred illustrations, paintings, and maps capturing 120 species of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions are accompanied by information on each species.

Reptilien und Amphibien

Reptilien und Amphibien

  • Author: Mark O'Shea,Tim Halliday
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783332012163
  • Category:
  • Page: 256
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Bug Out

Bug Out

The Complete Plan for Escaping a Catastrophic Disaster Before It's Too Late

  • Author: Scott B. Williams
  • Publisher: Ulysses Press
  • ISBN: 156975831X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 320
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WARNING SIRENS ARE BLARING. YOU HAVE 15 MINUTES TO EVACUATE. WHAT WILL YOU DO? Cataclysmic events strike sleepy towns and major cities every year. Residents face escaping quickly or perishing in rising waters, raging fires or other life-threatening conditions. By the time the evacuation starts, it's already too late. Being prepared makes the difference between survival and disaster. Guiding you step by step, Bug Out shows you how to be ready at a second's notice. * Create an escape plan for where to go and how to get there. * Pack the perfect bug-out bag for the first 72 hours. * Find food, water and other necessities outside of civilization. Floods. Hurricanes. Pandemics. Earthquakes. Blizzards. Tsunamis. Wildfires. Riots. Bug Out includes detailed information on the best escape locations everywhere in the U.S.: * The Pacific Coast * The Rocky Mountains * The Desert Southwest * The Heartland * The Lakes and Big Woods of the North * The Gulf Coast * The Appalachians * The Atlantic Coast

Endangered and Threatened Animals of Florida and Their Habitats

Endangered and Threatened Animals of Florida and Their Habitats

  • Author: Chris Scott
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • ISBN: 9780292705296
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 315
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"This fully illustrated book is a comprehensive, yet convenient and easy-to-understand guide to Florida's endangered and threatened animals and the habitats that support them. Chris Scott covers all 71 species, subspecies, or populations of mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, crustaceans, insects, corals, and mollusks. His species accounts describe each animal's listed status, identifying characteristics, historical and current distribution, biology, current threats, and conservation efforts.

Florida's Birds

Florida's Birds

A Field Guide and Reference

  • Author: David S. Maehr,Herbert W. Kale, II
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc
  • ISBN: 9781561643356
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 359
  • View: 1954
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This illustrated guide to Florida's birds includes full-color illustrations and detailed descriptions of each species, and covers such topics as exotic and endangered species; bird conservation and study; finding, attracting, and feeding birds, bird problems, and the care of sick and injured birds.

Edelsteine und Mineralien

Edelsteine und Mineralien

  • Author: Andreas Landmann
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783897367050
  • Category:
  • Page: 180
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National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Seashells

National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Seashells

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780394757957
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 192
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Shows and describes the shells of clams, scallops, oysters, cockles, mussels, limpets, abalone, periwinkles, conchs, and whelks

Audubon Guide to the National Wildlife Refuges

Audubon Guide to the National Wildlife Refuges

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, U.S. Virgin Islands. Southeast

  • Author: Doris Gove,National Audubon Society
  • Publisher: Saint Martin's Griffin
  • ISBN: 9780312241285
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 209
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The roots of the current National Wildlife Refuge System were formed in 1903 by Theodore Roosevelt, who wanted to keep our most important habitats "forever wild". Devoted primarily to protecting wildlife, wetlands, and open spaces, refuges offer unrivaled opportunities for visitors to observe and learn about our natural world. There are now more than 500 refuge areas in the United States, comprising more than 90 million acres. Habitats protected by refuges include virgin forests, tidal marshes, prairies, deserts, and tundra; species that flourish on refuges include the bald eagle, the peregrine falcon, the American alligator, the American bison, mountain lions, bats, beavers, bears, sea turtles, and hundreds of others, including more than 60 endangered species. With more than 19 million copies sold to date and more than 105 titles now in print, the National Audubon Society's book program includes the National Audubon Society Field Guides (Knopf) and National Audubon Society First Field Guides (Scholastic). The mission of the Society is to conserve and restore natural ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife, for the benefit of humanity and the earth's biological diversity. The National Wildlife Refuges are managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The Young Naturalist's Guide to Florida

The Young Naturalist's Guide to Florida

  • Author: Peggy Lantz,Wendy Hale
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc
  • ISBN: 1561643777
  • Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Page: 195
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A completely updated edition discusses the most interesting plants, birds, insects, and reptiles that inhabit Florida's wild regions, including the coral reefs, salt marshes, and the Everglades. Original.

The Everglades Handbook

The Everglades Handbook

Understanding the Ecosystem, Third Edition

  • Author: Thomas E. Lodge
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1439802645
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 422
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Completely revised, updated, and now with color photographs and illustrations in every chapter, The Everglades Handbook provides a breadth and depth of information on the entire ecosystem of the Everglades that cannot be found anywhere else. Written by Thomas Lodge, one of the most respected authorities on the Everglades and one of its most ardent protectors, the book is an updated, expanded, and comprehensive explanation of what the Everglades is, how it has been changed, and the restoration needed to bring back ecological functions and safeguard sustainable future uses of the region by people. Expanded and updated coverage in the third edition includes: Caloosahatchee/Charlotte Harbor ecosystem Kissimmee headwaters, including the chain of lakes near Orlando St. Lucie/Indian River estuary Impact of invasive species on various south Florida ecosystems Sustainable agriculture relative to the Everglades ecosystem and other south Florida areas Progress and impacts of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan New chapter entitled Peripheral Ecosystems of the Everglades This edition maintains Lodge's trademark style, making the book appealing to students, the general public, scientists, and managers. A bestseller in each edition since its publication in 1994, this is quite possibly the most attractive, readable science book available on the Everglades. Thomas Lodge was interviewed by the Florida International University student media regarding his appearance at the Miami Book Fair International. He is also featured in a Miami Herald article highlighting Florida authors and their participation in the event.