New England

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National Geographic, 2000 - Travel - 288 pages
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In this practical, informative, richly illustrated guide, National Geographic takes you to the best nature sites in Now England and tells you what you need to know -- about the landscape, plants, animals, activities, and recreation -- to experience them fully. Over 80 major sites, plus numerous smaller ones, grouped by bioregion, including national forests, seashores, and wildlife refuges; state parks, conservation areas and preserves; and wild and scenic rivers. Guided hikes and drives. Suggestions of where to hike, bike, camp, canoe, kayak, fish, see wildlife, and more.Detailed resource listings. 150 vivid, color photos and 20 detailed, full-color maps.

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Gary Ferguson has written more than a dozen books on nature and science. His 1997 book, "The Sylvan Path: A Journey Through America's Forests "(released in trade paperback as "Through the Woods"), was a winner of the prestigious Lowell Thomas Awards, "Spirits of the Wild: The World's Great Nature Myths "was selected by the New York City Public Library as one of the best books of 1996. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer on a variety of social conservation issues, and his nature-oriented essays can be heard on National Public Radio affiliates throughout the country. He and his wife, Jane, live in Red Lodge, Montana. For more information, visit Gary at his web site: www.wildwords.net.

Billie W. Kapp, a Social Studies consultant for the Connecticut Geographic Alliance, acted as chief educational consultant for this atlas. She is a PIER Fellow at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies and the recipient of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.

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